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Avoiding the "Many-Headed Monster": Wesley and Johnson on Enthusiasm
As a variety of off-shoots emerged from Anglicanism in the late seventeenth and. in the eighteenth centuries, traditionalists found one derisive term for describing all those who made obedience toExpand
Prosodic Variations in Willa Cather’s Prairie Poems
In 1903, W illa C ather published a slim volume of poems which were unrem arkable in both them e and form but which anticipated a serious com m itm ent to writing. As Bernice Slote notes, the poemsExpand
Willa Cather and the Classics
Dwelling in the Heart-Shrine: Lucy Snowe’s Creative Architectural Metaphors in Charlotte Brontë’s Villette
Abstract Many studies of Charlotte Brontë’s novel, Villette, cohere around imagery of surveillance and confinement. Less remarked is the fact that Charlotte gives us a heroine, Lucy Snowe, who imbuesExpand
Willa Cather and Classical Myth: The Search for a New Parnassus
This work seeks to reveal the full importance of Cather's translation of classical myths into her own time and place. It was the winner of the 1990 Mildred Bennett Prize for Distinguished CatherExpand
Building the Brain: The Architectural Interior in George Eliot's Middlemarch
While George Eliot's use of organic structures (such as water, webs, and currents) as a vehicle for the representation of contemporary psychological theories and mental processes has been extensivelyExpand
‘Dear, Tender-Hearted, Uncomprehending America’: Dorothy Canfield Fisher’s and Edith Wharton’s Fictional Responses to the First World War
In her sketch ‘A Honeymoon... Vive L’Amerique’, first published in August of 1918, Dorothy Canfield Fisher describes the generosity of a middle-aged American couple who, prior to America’s entry intoExpand