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Introductions to Welty

Carolyn J. Brown and Lee Anne Bryan

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter provides strategies and suggests specific works for introducing Welty to new audiences, stressing the importance of helping readers connect to Welty’s life and work in a personal way. ... More


Finding the Freshman Voice: Using One Writer’s Beginnings in the Classroom

Virginia Ottley Craighill

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the use of Eudora Welty’s One Writer’s Beginnings as a tool for first-year writing classes and argues that a student’s exposure to books as a child is an indicator of their ... More


‘Where do I Begin?’: An Odyssean Narrative Strategy and its Afterlife

Richard Hunter

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The proem of Odysseus’ narrative of his adventures at Odyssey 912-18, in which he asks in what order he should tells his many troubles, was influential throughout later Greek narrative and Greek ... More


Hellenism and Hybridity: Did the Jews Learn How to Be Jewish from the Greeks?

Steven Weitzman

in The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174600
eISBN:
9781400884933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174600.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the theory advanced by the American scholar Shaye Cohen stating that the Greeks played a role in the formation of Judaism, and that Hellenization is the process that created the ... More


Beginnings

James Williams

in Edward Lear

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312216
eISBN:
9781789629064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter is concerned with Lear’s beginnings, both the beginnings of his poetry (how he came to write it, why, and for whom) and his interest in beginnings of other kinds: family histories, ... More


An Argument from Possible Causes

Alexander R. Pruss and Joshua L. Rasmussen

in Necessary Existence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198746898
eISBN:
9780191809118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746898.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

A contemporary version of the argument from contingency is given that utilizes a logically weak causal premise about possibilities. There is an explanation of how this argument has advantages over ... More


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