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  • Lafayette, America's Hero: The Growth of a Legend 

    Bloxom, Marguerite Doris (1963)
    The legend of Lafayette began to grow about the time of his 1784 goodwill visit to the United States. Identical biographical sketches of Lafayette appeared in several early histories of the Revolutionary War, and similar ...
  • Nat Turner after 9/11: Kyle Baker's Nat Turner 

    Bruno, Timothy (2015)
    Scholars have thoroughly questioned what Nat Turner meant to others in the past; in this article, I question what he means today. Reversing William Andrews's injunction to read “Prophet Nat's” 1831 insurrection through ...
  • On Leaning To Play The Piano With A Hammer 

    Foster, Mary Katherine (2015)
    By way of a libretto, these poems follow a singular speaker who figures herself within the simultaneous growth, passion, violence, and destruction inherent in the art, mythology, archetypes, dreams, and natural phenomena ...
  • In The Hall of The Great North American Mammal 

    Henderson, Mason (2015)
    "In The Hall of The Great North American Mammal" is a collection of poems in three parts that examines a speaker as he grapples with the concept of his own inevitable adulthood, finding, ultimately, that the depths of his ...
  • Isamu Dreams of Flying 

    Kauffman, Ashlie (2015)
    Fictionalized events in the life of Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) are woven with the story of a boy fascinated with airplanes, who grows up to be an artist. This section shows Isamu and his mother, ...

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