The Algonquin Round Table
984 wordsThe Internet is a vast learning domain that if properly used can put forth volumes of information. Schools such as Penn State have put forth useful information on many topics concerning American Literature during the 1920 's. Other institutions such as the National Portrait Gallery and the Algonquin Hotel assisted in producing credible information on the Algonquin Round Table. These three sites proved to be the dominant sources for scholarly information on the literary significance of the Algonq...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica Works Cited
1,122 words... Mar. 1997. Encyclopaedia Britannica. 29 Mar. 1997. Article in a Journal Flannagan, Roy. "Reflections on Milton and Ariosto. " Early Modern Literary Studies 2. 3 (1996): 16 pars. 22 Feb. 1997. Article in a Magazine Landsburg, Steven E. "Who Shall Inherit the Earth?" Slate 1 May 1997. 2 May 1997. Work from a Subscription Service Koretz, Gene. "Economic Trends: Uh-Oh, Warm Water. " Business Week 21 July 1997: 22. Electric Lib. Sam Barlow High School Lib. , Gresham, OR. 17 Oct. 1997. "Table Tenn...
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Economic And Political Debt Reduction
1,264 words... Therefore, I am for debt reduction as a means to reduced total govt. spending as a share of our economy. I am for debt reduction as a means of realizing lower spending ratios, AND lower debt, as a beneficial bequeath to the next generation. NOTE: if today excessive tax collection (highest in peace-time history per Tax Report) cause a surplus in the 'on-budget' accounts, then said surplus should be returned to citizens via tax rate cuts. Then, the spending ratio targets of this report should ...
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12 Th Century Pieces Of Literature
1,193 wordsRichard Barber first published The Knight and Chivalry in 1970. At the time, not a whole lot had been written on the subject of chivalry. Thus, Barber can be viewed is sort of an original scholarly writer on this subject matter. His work is extensive. In this particular book he covers the following concepts: the transition of the Knight from mounted warrior, chivalry and literature, chivalry in the field, chivalry in religion, and finally, chivalry in the state. All five parts present pages of r...
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Purpose In Life Roger Chillingworth
1,100 words"He is the complete type of man of the world, the social ideal, -- courteous, quiet, well informed, imperturbably. Nevertheless, his moral nature is a poisonous and irreclaimable wilderness, in which blooms not a single flower of heavenly parentage. " (J. Hawthorne) Over the course of seven years, Roger Chillingworth changes from a calm, scholarly, and kind person to an evil, corrupt, and satanic being. Roger Chillingworth's life in England with Hester was happy. He studied alchemy, and was scho...
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Nineteenth Century Lord Byron
1,292 wordsEvery Romanticist is heavily indebted to Pickering & Chatto for their publication of a series of valuable sets of Romantic texts. From the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft (published in 1989), to the Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley (published in May 1996), and continuing with forthcoming editions of Hazlitt's and De Quincey's Selected Works, Pickering & Chatto continues to foster the study of Romantic writers with excellent scholarly editions. Under the general editorship of John Mullan, P...
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Frank Sinatra Journal Vol
1,225 wordsThe library I selected to conduct my search for History journals was at the University of Buffalo, Amherst Campus. Having made trips there on two separate occasions and having skimmed quickly through perhaps twenty or so different journals I eventually selected a handful that I felt were a good representation of what to expect in a history journal. These were soft or hard cover ranging from a lean 100 pages to a robust 500 page book. Also I conducted further research on the internet by examining...
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One Can Find American Historical
1,248 words... merican history, Vol. 87, No. 3, Dec. 2000 This impressive journal is published by the Organization of American Historians and in my opinion has an unsurpassed selection of broad historical essays and writings one can find in a journal. There is an internet counterpart at web unfortunately access is denied to non-subscribers. The journal is hard cover in book form and separated into an editorial section, contents, exhibition reviews, Book reviews, movie reviews, letters to the editor, Announ...
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Seventeenth Century Century English
1,269 wordsAnthony Grafton and Bruno Latour may be considered as people of knowledge and education. They both were engaged in the process of knowledge acquiring and transforming it into their own ideas and new horizons of thought. For most aficionados, Princeton historian Anthony Grafton put the bon mot in play a few years ago in his elegant The Footnote: A Curious History (Harvard University Press). Now, however, in The Devil's Details: A History of Footnotes (Invisible Cities Press), former Amherst Colle...
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Evidence To Support Area Of Study
2,092 wordster> Grave Offenses vs. Tendentious Misconstruals The David Abraham Case The historical field concerning the Weimar Republic, Germany's parliamentary government during the interwar years, is not only an extremely sophisticated area of study, but an extremely competitive one as well. In the early eighties, a much heated and unprecedented scholarly dispute arose surrounding The Collapse of the Weimar Republic, written by David Abraham at the time, a fledgling historian and assistant prof...
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To The Lighthouse And Lady Oracle Gender Restraint
1,827 wordsTime and time again gender-conflict is brought to the attention of the public in various forms. In our time someone who wants to make a point about gender-conflict and the inequality that is present will be more likely to use television or song to reach their audience. This however is a fairly new technology. Books or some form of writing on the other hand have been around for thousands of years. Gender-conflict is nothing new. It is not as though one day it just came out of no where. It has bee...
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Catcher In The Rye Holden Caufield
1,017 wordsThe Impossible Job: Catcher in the Rye Recent studies show that depression is common among teenagers. Although the research may be new, it is not a new disease that has occupied teenagers. In the novel Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger, the main character Holden Caufield is a depressed young man searching for good in the world; scenes in this story push Holden over the edge until he has an epiphany that eventually causes him to have a breakdown. Holden's constant inquiry about the location of...
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God Existence Existence Of God
1,114 wordsThe philosopher / scientist /mathematician Rene Descartes lived in a time of sweeping changes across all realms of knowledge. Descartes himself was responsible for many of these changes, one of which was a strong advancement in philosophy. Descartes? Meditations on First Philosophy tackle, among many things, two difficult philosophical issues. The method in which these issues are dealt with, however, tends to be on the extreme side, since Descartes is determined to build upon ideas that are indu...
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Wide Range International Market
298 wordsAn Desperate ORIENTAL RUG REVIEW An Oriental rug magazine. From the first issue, a tabloid published in March 1981, through a transition to a full-color magazine in 1987, collectors and dealers with a serious interest in Oriental rugs and textiles have turned to Oriental Rug Review for auction reports, international market reports, book reviews, exhibition reviews, interviews, humor, and a wide range of feature articles, both scholarly and anecdotal. Publication of Oriental Rug Review as a print...
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Sire Sven Troile Latched Onto Sven Magnetic James
1,948 wordsWorld War I left many families dead, creating large numbers of orphans. Jamaie (later to become James) Decartes was one of those orphans. His father died in the trenches in France, and his mother was stolen away, never to be seen again. James was 14 when this happened, he hid under floor boards when his mother was taken away. His humble french hometown village, was over run with german foot traffic, traveling to and from the front line. James? decided this was no life for him, so he ran south, t...
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German People November 30
1,089 wordsestate the recent outpouring of popular and scholarly books on Hitler, no work has yet been produced that satisfactorily explains Hitlers obsessive ideas about the Jews, the readiness of the German people to accept those ideas, and Hitlers ability to harness an enormous apparatus of men, institutions, and facilities lust in order to murder the Jews. Hitler has proved to be an elusive and unrewarding subject for conventional biography because the explanations for the baffling mystique he exercise...
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Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Persons Attempting To Find
1,069 wordsThe entire plot of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is rooted on intolerance between different social groups. Without prejudice and intolerance The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn would not have any of the antagonism or intercourse that makes the recital interesting. The prejudice and intolerance found in the book are the characteristics that make The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn a great American Classic. The author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is Samuel Longhorn, who is more commonl...
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Criminal Justice System Equal Justice
544 wordsThe American criminal-justice system, writes Georgetown law professor David Cole, has effectively become a two-tiered system, with differing levels of regard depending on the race or class of a given citizen who comes into contact with it. The thousands of African Americans who have been confronted by law-enforcement agents nationwide for fitting the description of alleged perpetrators would likely agree, but, according to Cole, it isnt just the cops that operate this way; judges, prosecutors, j...
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Company New York Race Relations
1,818 wordsNeither Black Nor White: Slavery And Race Neither Black Nor White: Slavery And Race Relations In Brazil And The United States. Neither Black nor White by Carl N Degler (The MacMillan Company, New York: 1971) is a comparative analysis of the developments of slavery, with an emphasis on miscegenation between the United States and Brazil during the Colonial period. This work is an attempt to understand the nature of black and white relations in the United States by seeing such relations in a differ...
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Mustapha Mond Social Outcast
608 wordsSocial Outcast, Lonely, and Scholarly In the novel Brave New World, the three main characters each had their own unique qualities. Bernard was a social outcast, John was a lonely savage, and Mustapha Mond was a scholarly world controller. These three interesting qualities made the characters more fascinating and exciting. Throughout the book, Bernard Marx is displayed as an outcast of society. Bernard doesnt think and feel the same way a majority of the society does. In one scene, Fanny question...
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