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- Media Shelf (Fall 2007)
“The Blake Digital Text Project” is profiled in the Research Tools sectionand “Earth, Air, Fire & Water” is profiled in the Audio section.
- Media Shelf (Spring 2007)
“Ents, Elves & Eriador,” “American Indian Literary Nationalism” and “In the Morning: Reflections from First Light” are profiled in the Books section.
- Awards & Honors (Winter 2007)
Elissa R. Henken, professor of English, is named an American Folklore Society Fellow.
- Media Shelf (Winter 2007)
“The Spectacle of Death: Populist Literary Responses to American Capital Cases” is profiled in the Books section.
- Media Shelf (Fall 2006)
“A Distant Flame” is profiled in the Books section.
- The Media Are the Message (Summer 2006)
A UGA professor analyzes the links between technology and language.
- Media Shelf (Summer 2006)
“Is This English?” and “Memory’s Keep” are profiled in the Books section.
- Media Shelf (Fall/Winter 2005)
“A Love Story Beginning in Spanish: Poems” and “Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation” are profiled in the Books section.
- In Black and White (Summer 2005)
Literature by a 19th century French women gives new insight into slavery.
- Plagiarism (Summer 2005)
To avoid this journalistic felony, educators must teach how to do journalism the right way.
- Unsentimental Biographer (Summer/Fall 2003)
What is biography? To start with, years of searching attics, sorting through "rat-chewed papers: and uncovering intimate details of daily life.
- Dragon Slayer (Summer 2001)
Old literary legends from many lands may have a common ancestor.
- FolkloreWhere Fact Meets Fiction (Spring 2000)
Georgia folklore abounds with legends of Sherman's March to the Sea. Many towns - including some never visited by the general's troops - have spawned stories about how they were spared from the torch.
- Poetic Justice (Spring 2000)
New technology provides better translations of ancient Ugaritic verse.
- The Quilting of Cultures (Fall 1998)
Judith Ortiz Cofer's writings about growing up between two cultures - a tropical island and a cold city - are gaining her national literary prominence.
- A Case of
Literary Arson (Spring 1998)
Joel Black looks at Richard Wright's Native Son in a new light.
- Keeping the Faith (Summer 1997)
A recent survey shows the percentage of scientists who believe in God hasn't budged since the turn of the century.
- Love in Ernest (Summer 1997)
James Nagel's latest book on Ernest Hemingway portrays a wounded and vulnerable young soldier in love with his nurse.
- Transforming Genetic Lingo (Spring 1996)
Our rhetoric may reflect how we percieve our choices about genetics and reproduction. Celeste Condit's research sheds new light on the issue.
Junction (Fall 1993)
Linguist Jared Klein reconstructs the unwritten history of and, a common
but essential component of everyday conversation.
P.C., P.R., and Research in the '90s (Fall 1992)
English professor Margaret Dickie advocates diversity in curricula and research to reflect the cultural composition on today's campus.
To Span the Globe (Fall 1992)
It's a tall order but, with help from Franklin Hildy, an expert on Elizabethan theater architecture, a replica of the 16th century Globe theater will open in London in time to celebrateShakespeare's 430th birthday.
- On the Trail of
Hardy's Prose (Spring 1992)
A search for the novelist's original prose among the numerous editions.
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