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Lord Dunsany Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism Project

I am honored that Layman Poupard Publishing (LPP) has approached me to participate in writing the entry on Lord Dunsany in the Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism series. I will be responsible for selecting the best representative pieces of Dunsany scholarship and composing a brief annotated bibliography to be referenced and abstracted for the entry. These LPP […]

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Dialogic Learning and Low-Stakes Writing

    Enhancing Dialogic Learning with Low-Stakes Writing Activities by David S. Hogsette, PhD A solicited lecture given at a faculty enrichment workshop at Grove City College ©2016 Many faculty members resist integrating more writing activities into their courses, largely because they fear an increase in workload, namely grading. In this presentation, I distinguish between […]

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Rush’s Romantic Critique of their Modern Age

  “‘Swimming Against the Stream’: Rush’s Romantic Critique of Their Modern Age” in Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2, edited by Dr. James Rovira, Lexington Books, 2018, pp. 111-25.   Introduction: “What Can this Thing Be that I Found?” If we deny the artificial (and false) dichotomy between so-called literary […]

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The Way of the Fantasist

  “The Way of the Fantasist: Ethical Complexities in the Taoist Mythopoeic Fantasy of Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea.” in Teens and the New Religious Landscape: Essays on Contemporary Young Adult Fiction, edited by Dr. Jacob Stratman, McFarland & Company, 2018, pp. 171-88.   Introduction—Postsecular Fantasy The grand narrative of secularism and its […]

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Romantic Conscience as Gothic Transgression

    This proposal has been accepted for the 2019 national conference for the Center for Vision and Values, hosted by Grove City College, Grove City, PA. Romantic Conscience as Gothic Transgression: The Limits of Subjectivism and the Necessity of Natural Law in William Godwin’s Caleb Williams and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Cultural upheaval and political […]

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Exploring Classical Thought and Culture in the East and the West

    This proposal was accepted for the 2018 international conference of the Association of Texts and Courses, hosted by Concordia University, Irvine, CA. Exploring Classical Thought and Culture in the East and the West: Teaching Hamlet and The Banquet in the Civilization and Literature Humanities Core Grove City College (GCC) has a richly developed […]

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Exploring Classical Thought and Culture in the East and the West

    Exploring Classical Thought and Culture in the East and the West: Teaching Hamlet and The Banquet in the Civilization and Literature Humanities Core” by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. Association for Core Texts and Courses International Conference, Concordia University, Irvine, CA, July 2018 ©2018 Slideshow: Paper: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

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That Hideous Progeny

  That Hideous Progeny: Frankenstein and Mary Shelley’s Conversations with Science, Domesticity, and Romanticism by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. Invited Second Keynote Address at the 2018 South Eastern Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the 1818 edition of Frankenstein. ©2018 Slideshow: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend […]

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Mythopoeic Responses to the Great War

    Mythopoeic Responses to the Great War: Escape, Recovery, and Consolation in the Postwar Fantasy of Lord Dunsany, J. R. R. Tolkien, and C. S. Lewis by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2018 Center for Vision and Values Conference ©2017 Slideshow: Paper: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

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Enduring Relevance of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

  Escape, Grace, and the Logic of Belief: The Enduring Relevance of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe By David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A lecture presented in Seoul, South Korea ©2017 Paper: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments […]

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