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Notes on “I Saw My Lady Weepe”
J. H. PrynneText, analysis, and explanation of “I Saw My Lady Weepe,” a solo song with lute accompaniment by John Dowland (approximately 1563-1626)
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A Close Reading of Gwendolyn Brooks’s Sonnet Sequence “Gay Chaps at the Bar:” Allusions, Conscious Discrepancies, and Spiritual Alchemy
Jon WoodsonGwendolyn Brooks’s sonnet sequence, “Gay Chaps at the Bar” is written in compliance with the esoteric literary ideas of the followers of A. R. Orage. Thus each sonnet contains a verifiable intentional mistake, a series of literary allusions, and an esoteric idea. These mistakes have been previously undetected. Most of the allusions have been overlooked by critics. The sonnets are also writt...
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A Politics of Engagement: On Stuart Hall, Cultural Studies and Intellectual Practice
Glenn JordanThis paper discusses eleven key features of Stuart Hall’s life and work: (1) his view that being an intellectual is a serious, often difficult vocation; (2) his commitment to studying the “here and now” —the present conjuncture; (3) his refusal to think of “the cultural” as separate from structures, relation, and practices of power; (4) his dedication to public engagement, including inno...
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Daniel Aaron: An Eminent Americanist
Zhang LongxiDaniel Aaron is a real legend, a great scholar, an excellent chronicler of twentieth century America, and in hi The Americanist, we find an excellent autobiography that depicts the changes and vicissitudes of American literature, life, and politics of the twentieth century from a wise, intelligent, and highly personal perspective
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Interview with Ishmael Reed
Yanyu ZengI had thought that there should be a strange bond between writers and their researchers. As a reader and researcher, he or she is trying to getting to the writer’s mind, which might require his whole life. But he will probably never achieve what he starts with if the writer is writing all his life. The more he reads the more complicated world of the writer he will find. That’s also what makes...
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