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Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, 2012 The book applies insights from institutional economics, development economics and economic history to understand why nations develop differently, with some succeeding in the … Continue reading

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19th Century Women Writers

   19th Century Women Writers When I began the project of putting together a syllabus for a class I found that there were a number of excellent anthologies out there that dealt with Nineteenth Century women writers and poets, but … Continue reading

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Rhetoric Analysis of Veronica Franco

Rhetoric Analysis of Veronica Franco Cari Vaughn, 2002   I picked Veronica Franco’s Letter 17 from the book Selected Poems and Letters to analyze.  In order to understand her rhetoric, a brief biography is necessary so that the context might … Continue reading

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Veronica Franco

The Art of Love: Veronica Franco Cari Vaughn, 2001 For my project I decided to begin writing a fictional novel based on the real life of the sixteenth century courtesan and poet Veronica Franco.  Your first question is probably who … Continue reading

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Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self

  Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self: Michael Ondaatje’s book of poetry Handwriting Cari Lynn Vaughn, 2000  To do Michael Ondaatje justice when writing about him, it appears as if one must use poetry to describe his poetry.  Many … Continue reading

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Individuality and Wholeness in D.H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers

Individuality and Wholeness in Sons and Lovers Cari Gilkison, Fall 2000   The theme for the search for wholeness permeates the text of D.H. Lawrence’s novel Sons and Lovers.  Lawrence views the world as a set of dichotomies such as … Continue reading

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D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf

The Dionysian and Apollonian Dichotomies of Relationships In D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf   D.H Lawrence and Virginia Woolf are as different as night and day, as hot and cold, as thought and emotion as Apollonian and Dionysian or yin … Continue reading

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