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Citation and Resuscitation

Kenneth Millard

in Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides and Rick Moody's Purple America, which are dedicated to the dramatisation of the long-term consequences of experiences that occur during ... More


Recognizing and Embracing Our Shared Humanity

Valerie Tiberius and James P. Walsh

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Real progress occurs when individual lives change for the better. Colleges and universities formerly aspired to develop the character of their students. The trend of late has been to treat students ... More


Obstacles or Opportunities: The Wisdom to Know the Difference

Elizabeth Brown-Guillory

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Elizabeth Brown-Guillory’s objective of turning obstacles into opportunities. Writing and reading literature for Brown-Guillory were healing balms, something she did to ... More


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