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Latest publications:
Totem and Tableaux: The Elegiac Photography of Hannah Maynard

The experimental images of Canadian photographer Hannah Maynard (1834-1918) employ collage and "re-photography" to level distinctions between the living and the dead.

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Published online: November 3, 2016

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From Sumerian Tales to Babylonian Epic: An Interdisciplinary Student Guide to Gilgamesh

This article assists readers through the metamorphoses of "The Epic of Gilgamesh" from ancient civilizations to modern day, discussing the versions and progressive decipherment from the pioneers to modern scholars.

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Published online: October 27, 2016

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Conditional Narrative and False Starts: The Potentiality of the Incipit in Italo Calvino’s If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller and Raymond Federman’s Smiles on Washington Square

This article compares very different experimental metafictions by Calvino and Federman that share the premise that the incipit of a text expresses all its probable generic and plot manifestations.

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Published online: October 26, 2016

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Memory as Spirituality in Richard Powers’ “The Echo Maker”

This article is a literary analysis of Richard Powers' novel, "The Echo Maker," exploring memory as a site for re-envisioning the sacred.

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Published online: October 24, 2016

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Aging, Old Age, and Generational Relationships in Plays by Wendy Wasserstein and Tina Howe

This article investigates the relatively underexplored issue about aging and old age in relation to female generational relationships in plays by Wendy Wasserstein and Tina Howe.

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Published online: June 23, 2016

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From Egypt to the Arizona Desert to Places Still to Come: The Ongoing Meta-literary Journey of Eliza’s Escape to Freedom in "Uncle Tom’s Cabin"

Eliza's flight to freedom in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" has historic and contemporary parallels from the Bible to undocumented immigrants making dangerous desert crossings into the United States.

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Published online: June 8, 2016

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The Aesthetics of Medical Obsession: Thomas Mann’s "The Magic Mountain" Reconsidered

Thomas Mann’s novel "The Magic Mountain" is examined through its treatment of medicine and illness. Mann’s purported sympathy with illness and death is actually a celebration of health and life.

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Published online: May 26, 2016

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Authenticity in the Contemporary Creative Writing Landscape

This article examines the integrity, relevance, and sustainability of Creative Writing as a field within contemporary academics, most notably via investigating the proliferation of MFA programs at American universities.

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Published online: April 22, 2016

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Sand, Sun, Sea, and Sky: Alliteration, Repetition, and the Theme of Existential Choice in Camus’ "The Stranger"

This paper analyzes the effect brevity, alliteration and repetition produce in "L'etranger" to symbolically depict Meursault's dilemma of existential choice.

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Published online: April 22, 2016

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Signposting Australia: Furphy’s Great Australian Novel

This paper analyzes Joseph Furphy's 1903 Australian novel "Such is Life," examining how its metafictional characteristics were used to purvey a nationalist theme.

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Published online: April 15, 2016

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