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Posts by: Dr. Mark

  1. Angels on Assignment–Longfellow’s Evangeline February 28, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  2. Man Outfeminists Women–Henry James, The Bostonians February 26, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  3. Certainty about Uncertain Dates: Thomas Sheehan Rides Again February 22, 2014

    Posted in Biblical Literature.

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  4. The Smugness of the Certain–Thomas Sheehan and the Historical Jesus February 21, 2014

    Posted in Commentary.

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  5. No Camels; No Problem February 14, 2014

    Posted in Commentary.

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  6. Predestination Paradox–Wigglesworth’s Day of Doom February 4, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  7. Eternal Gloom First?–Wigglesworth’s “Short Discourse on Eternity” February 2, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  8. Cleaning the Unclean; Clearing the Unclear–Edward Taylor February 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  9. The Proverbs Daughter–Hannah Webster Foster’s The Coquette January 31, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Neo-Classicism.

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  10. Another Flavor of Utopia–Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland January 29, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  11. Soul as City–Bunyan’s The Holy War January 29, 2014

    Posted in English Literature, Restoration.

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  12. The Wisdom of the Wise–Oliver Wendell Holmes’ Elsie Venner January 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  13. Weir Mitchell Meets George Washington and Nearly Everyone Else January 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  14. A Feminist Romance Novel–Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Diantha December 31, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  15. May the Circle Be Broken–David Eggers’ The Circle November 20, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Contemporary.

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  16. No Rest for this Thief–Weir Mitchell’s Francois November 15, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Victorian.

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  17. Fairy Land is Confusing–George MacDonald and Phantastes November 12, 2013

    Posted in English Literature, Victorian.

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  18. Do You Get It?–“The African Chief” of William Cullen Bryant November 11, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  19. Chasing Mirages in the Desert–David Eggers and A Hologram for the King November 8, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Contemporary.

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  20. Everyone Has Clutter–Alice Munro’s “Family Furnishings” October 11, 2013

    Posted in Canadian Literature, Contemporary.

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  21. The Altruist’s Dilemma–Howells’ A Traveler from Altruria October 2, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  22. Is Silas Lapham a Farmer?–The Rise of Silas Lapham October 2, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  23. Blame the Victim: Stephen Crane’s Maggie October 1, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  24. A Guide for Prophets: Dickinson’s “Tell all the Truth” September 12, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Victorian.

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  25. Possibilities Ignored–Emily Dickinson’s “I dwell in Possibility” September 9, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Victorian.

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