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Literacy, Literature, and Pedagogy in Two Nineteenth-Century Alabama Normal Schools
Six of Alabama’s eleven state universities began as normal schools during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Florence State Normal School and Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School created empowerment for individual ...
Flannery O'Connor and Mid-Century America
Though the fiction of Flannery O'Connor has most often been studied from theological or psychological perspectives, her work is deeply entrenched in, and reflective of, the culture of the mid-twentieth-century United States. ...
Arthur Conan Doyle and British Cosmopolitan Identity: Knights, Detectives, and Mediums
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle embodies dual identities in most critical discussions of his works: 1) as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, a character whose influence far outspans his creator, and 2) as a staunch imperialist who ...
When the Wandering Traveler Speaks: The Narrative Poetics of Early Anglo-Indian Women's Travel Writing
Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British women who traveled to and wrote about India have been examined and analyzed as many things—imperial colluders, pseudo-feminists, ethnographers, missionaries, and sexual objects—but ...