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Jazz … on “The Site of Memory”

Jazz … on “The Site of Memory” Ryan, Judylyn S JAZZ. . ON “THE SITE OF MEMORY”‘ . . . on the basis of some information and a little bit of guesswork you journey to a site to see what remains were left behind and to reconstruct the world that these remains imply. -Toni Morrison […]

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Cultural studies and the pedagogical imagination

Cultural studies and the pedagogical imagination Newman, Robert Now that cultural studies is well established within interdisciplinary scholarship as well as having contributed to the reformulations of curricula, it is an appropriate time to chart some of its effects. This special issue considers the motivational attitude behind the cultural studies movement, an attempt not just […]

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Dancing with Freud: Slawomir Mrozek’s Tango

Dancing with Freud: Slawomir Mrozek’s Tango O’Connor, John Slawomir Mrozek is one of the leading Polish playwrights of the twentieth century. His plays are generally satirical in nature and focus on political and moral issues. Tango, written in 1965, is no exception to this scheme. The play deals with the nature of power and its […]

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Female memorial praxis in Christine de Pizan’s Cite des Dames

Building the ideal city: Female memorial praxis in Christine de Pizan’s Cite des Dames McCormick, Betsy Although ethical memory is vital to Christine de Pizan’s rhetorical agenda, the fact that it is deeply embedded within the text of Le Livre de la Cite des Dames (The Book of the City of Ladies) has been little […]

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Addison’s Cato and enlightenment cosmopolitanism

Juba’s roman soul: Addison’s Cato and enlightenment cosmopolitanism Rosenthal, Laura J When Charles II reopened the English stage, he decreed that women would now play the female roles, thus ending the Renaissance tradition of using boy actors. Ostensibly based on the moral imperative to stop cross-dressing, this decision clearly also staked a major investment in […]

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Privileged and getting away with it: The cultural studies of white, middle-class youth

Privileged and getting away with it: The cultural studies of white, middle-class youth Steinberg, Shirley R Introduction KIDS IN HYPERREALITY: REFLECTIONS OF DYSFUNCTIONALITY Young people live in a new world. The world of hyperreality shapes and reflects youth’s subjectivity in ways that could not have been imagined fifty years ago. We do not have to […]

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Southern ethos

Southern ethos / Black ethics in Toni Morrison’s fiction Fultz, Lucille P “You left out a s, ma’am,” the boy said. The North was new to him and he had just begun to learn that he could speak up to white people. -Song of Solomon The South “symbolizes the worst that America has offered to […]

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IDENTITY COMPLEXITIES AND THE EXOTIC EROTIC IN AUDRE LORDE’S WRITING

WRITING POWER: IDENTITY COMPLEXITIES AND THE EXOTIC EROTIC IN AUDRE LORDE’S WRITING Kemp, Yakini B Audre Lorde is often cited as an icon for defining and asserting multiple identities in her life as well as in her prose, poetry, and mythic autobiography. Lorde has been tapped as a profound urban, American poet by academics, claimed […]

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“Among school children” and Italian education reform, The

Authoritative image: “Among school children” and Italian education reform, The Harper, Margaret Mills Yeats’s poem “Among School Children” does not linger in the “long schoolroom” that provides its occasion. It moves off with seeming randomness into one topic after another, much as the “momentary wonder” of busy children interrupted in the midst of their daily […]