There is much less factual knowledge about William Shakespeare (1564-1616), the greatest playwright in the English language, than one would expect of such an important figure (Craig et al, pg.521). He apparently worked...
A Scholarly overview of prominent literary themes in African American literature from the Antebellum Period to the contemporary Neorealism movement.
A scholarly study that explores the contributions of Mikhail Bakhtin and Yuri Lotman to the humanities and their importance in regard to creativity and critical thinking skills.
A short but insightful look into the philosophy of legacies in relation to Existentialism and Postmodernism.
A scholarly study of Native American storytelling in relation to linguistics and the concepts of culture, memory, and self-identity.
A scholarly study of ethnic American literature in relation to postmodernism and the concepts of the grand narrative, heteroglossia, and otherness.
A scholarly study focusing on the use of the African American vernacular during the Harlem Renaissance in Langston Hughes' poem "The Weary Blues" and Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "We Real Cool."
A scholarly study of the relationship between the socio-politics of race and gender with the literature of Ralph Ellison and Tenessee Williams during the post-WWII era.
A scholarly study of 20th century American literature between WWI and WWII focusing on the relationship between historical events and literary movements such as Modernism and Lost Generation poets.
scholarly study on the Modernist movement Imagism and its relationship to Marxist ideas such as base/superstructure, grassroots resistance, and 20th century modernity.
A scholarly study of the poetic voice in 18th century English poetry- focusing on a combination of new-historical and linguistic analyses on the works of Pope, Swift, and Marvell.
A scholarly study of 15th century author Michael Drayton's platonic philosophy and its relationship to the English sonnet.
A scholarly exploration of multicultural literature and its philosophies, practices, as well as its strengths and weaknesses.
A scholarly study of Jean Rhys' short story "The Day they Burned the Books" with a reader-response. Explores topics in multicultural literature such as values, identity, otherness, and heritage.
A scholarly study on the heroic qualities of Simba from the Disney film "The Lion King."
A scholarly exploration of Elizabeth Bishop's short fabliaux, "The Hanging of the Mouse."
A scholarly exploration of the idea of personal responsibility, its theoretical connections to virtue ethics, and a pragmatic solution towards developing personal responsibility.
A scholarly study of the various expressions of African American self-identity in different genres from Frederick Douglass to the early 20th century.
Taking an 18th Century Litature course? Here's a brief overview of the century's most important poets, poems, historical events, and themes.
Medieval wisdom uncovered in what is highly recognized as the first major literary work in the English language. Chaucer shows how relationships are formed, re-enforced, broken, and stunted.
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