John Dos Passos

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Name: John Dos Passos
First reported 25 mins ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

The Myth Of The Great American Novel

A new literary analysis rekindles the debate about our great and near-great books.The business community is a growing force in the public education debate, as executives recognize that today’s students are an investment in the future.Social critic Wendy ... [Published WBUR - 25 mins ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Excerpt: Ralph Reed's 'Awakening'

5:08pmChristopher Tobias/Worthy PublishingExcerpted from AWAKENING: HOW AMERICA CAN TURN FROM ECONOMIC AND MORAL DESTRUCTION BACK TO GREATNESS  by Ralph Reed by arrangement with Worthy Publishing, Copyright © Ralph Reed 2014CHAPTER   1The Spiritual C ... [Published ABC News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

On The Timelessness Of 'The Grapes Of Wrath'

The following is an excerpt from On Reading The Grapes of Wrath [Penguin Books, $14.00] by Susan Shillinglaw.Deliberate reading is as cleansing as deliberate movement. To enter a yoga studio is to cross a boundary into a place of serenity. To open a ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Renowned Artists and Scholars to Celebrate Feminism "Entre Mujeres (Between Women)"

The next event in the 2013-14 series of programs presented by the Scripps College Humanities Institute features women who bring spoken word, music and dance from feminist perspectives that critically reflect intersectional struggles across race, class ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

One to Grow On / Commending Writing

Pushing a pencil with the hope that it will channel something sensible from the brain to a piece of paper isn't a natural pursuit for most young people.What motivates people to invest in something that's inherently difficult? It's a question that dynamic ... [Published ASCD Educational Leadership - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

All in the family

I n the opening pages of Charles Molesworth’s 1990 biography of Marianne Moore, the reader encounters two exceedingly curious sentences. “I have chosen,” declares Molesworth in the first of these, “to limit my interpretations of [Moore’s] character by ... [Published New Criterion - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

A few writer’s block tricks of the trade

Whether we are writing for business or pleasure, we may encounter “writer's block” — the phrase that indicates we just can't get started or we just can't keep going. Have you ever experienced such an impasse? Many writers have, including author F. Scott ... [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Jill McCorkle To Speak At Chattanooga State's Writers@Work Conference

Chattanooga State Community College will welcome award-winning author Jill McCorkle as its guest speaker during the annual Writers@Work conference scheduled April 14-18. McCorkle is a noted and acclaimed southern writer. With numerous books to her credit, ... [Published Chattanoogan - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Letters at 3AM – Manifesto: A Radical Aesthetics

Illustration by Jason Stout"Aesthetics" is a sloppy word for a hodgepodge concept, officially defined as: principles guiding artistic work. A radical aesthetic is something more: the crossroads at which your vision of beauty meets the way you actually ... [Published Austin Chronicle - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Jan 17 2014 - Updated Jan 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sincerely Yours, Malcolm Cowley

A central participant in twentieth-century American literary, intellectual, and political life, Malcolm Cowley is perhaps best known as a chronicler of the “lost generation,” literary editor of The New Republic, and the critic who resuscitated the moribund ... [Published Harvard University Press Publicity Blog - Jan 17 2014]
First reported Jan 14 2014 - Updated Jan 14 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History: Jan. 14, 2014

Today is the 14th day of 2014 and the 25th day of winter.TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War.In 1943, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle met in Casablanca, ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Jan 14 2014]
First reported Dec 27 2013 - Updated Dec 27 2013 - 2 reports

George Packer talks economic forces in political discourse

By: News Desk Large numbers of Americans who became part of the "Occupy" movement may no longer camp out in parks and protest on the streets of New York and other big cities the way they did when the movement first caught fire in 2011. But concerns raised ... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]

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The Myth Of The Great American Novel [Published WBUR - 25 mins ago]
Excerpt: Ralph Reed's 'Awakening' [Published ABC News - Apr 17 2014]
On The Timelessness Of 'The Grapes Of Wrath' [Published Huffington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Reno... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Reno... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
One to Grow On / Commending Writing [Published ASCD Educational Leadership - Apr 03 2014]
All in the family [Published New Criterion - Apr 01 2014]
A few writer’s block tricks of the trade [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Mar 27 2014]
Jill McCorkle To Speak At Chattanooga State's W... [Published Chattanoogan - Mar 21 2014]
Letters at 3AM – Manifesto: A Radical Aesthetics [Published Austin Chronicle - Mar 20 2014]
Sincerely Yours, Malcolm Cowley [Published Harvard University Press Publicity Blog - Jan 17 2014]
Today in History: Jan. 14, 2014 [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Jan 14 2014]
George Packer talks economic forces in politica... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]
Tracking the breakdown of American social insti... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]
Books I Read and Liked from the End of October ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Dec 13 2013]
Author John Crawley Announces New Novel, Letter... [Published PRWeb - Dec 11 2013]
Mailer's Mark [Published TAPPED - Oct 29 2013]
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Sincerely Yours, Malcolm Cowley [Published Harvard University Press Publicity Blog - Jan 17 2014]
A central participant in twentieth-century American literary, intellectual, and political life, Malcolm Cowley is perhaps best known as a chronicler of the “lost generation,” literary editor of The New Republic, and the critic who resuscitated the moribund ...
Books I Read and Liked from the End of October ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Dec 13 2013]
Tomas Piketty: Capital in the Twenty-First Century Paul Pierson: Politics in Time: History, Institutions, and Social Analysis Brad Stone: The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon Walter Jon Williams: Implied Spaces Tyler Cowen: ...
Mailer's Mark [Published TAPPED - Oct 29 2013]
AP Images/Kathy Willens It sometimes chagrins me that there is no author whose work I’ll ever know the way I do Norman Mailer’s. An adolescent immersion in Alexander Pope (unlikely) or Stendhal (if only) might have stood me in better stead, but it ...
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