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Fantasy Literature and the Great War

  The following proposal was accepted for the 2018 Center for Vision and Values conference. Fantasy Literature and the Great War: The Response of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and Lord Dunsany It is an understatement to say World War I, or the Great War as it was known before the Second World […]

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The Shattered Visage of Socialism

  The Shattered Visage of Socialism in Dystopian Science Fiction: Materialistic Dehumanization in Brave New World and A Clockwork Orange by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2017 Center for Vision and Values Conference ©2016   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet […]

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Loving the Exiled Vampire

  Loving the Exiled Vampire: The Limits of Eros and the Liberating Power of Virginal Masculine Agape in Angela Carter’s “The Lady in the House of Love” by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2017 Conference on Christianity and Literature, Eastern Region ©2017   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

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Romantic Literature

Books for the Course: There will be an online packet of essays available in Blackboard. In addition to those readings, we will be discussing readings from the following anthology as well as reading and discussing the following novels. Click image links below to purchase new or used books online. (Make sure your browser ad-blocker is […]

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Tech and Prof Document Design

Books for the Course Click image links below to purchase new or used books online. (Be sure to turn your browser ad blocker off to see the book links.) Course Description This course explores principles, techniques, and procedures of electronic and print-based document production. Topics include: the relationship between written and visual material; traditional copy […]

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The Way of the Fantasist

  The following book chapter proposal was accepted for inclusion in an upcoming book addressing representations of religious faith in young adult fiction. The Way of the Fantasist: Ethical Complexities in the Dualistic Mythopoeic Fantasy of Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea Master storyteller Ursula K. Le Guin offers an important imaginative twist on […]

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Foundations of Academic Writing

Foundations of Academic Writing

  Books for the Course: Click image links below to purchase new or used books online. (Be sure to turn your browser ad blocker off to see the book links.) Course Description: A course introducing students to the fundamentals of college composition. Topics include writing process, rhetorical strategies, basics of critical reading and thinking, analytical […]

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Gothic Literature and the Aesthetics of Transgression and Transformation

Gothic Literature and the Aesthetics of Transgression and Transformation

  Books for the Course: Click image links below to purchase new or used books online. (Be sure to turn your browser ad blocker off to see the book links.) Catalog Description: This course is an historical survey of Gothic literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.  The course focuses mainly on literary Gothicism […]

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Narnia, Middle Earth, and Beyond: Fantasy Realms in Literature

Narnia, Middle Earth, and Beyond: Fantasy Realms in Literature

  Books for the Course: Click image links below to purchase new or used books online. (Be sure to turn your browser ad blocker off to see the book links.) Catalog Description: Fantasy literature is dismissed, misrepresented, and devalued by some literary scholars, even though, as Ursula Le Guin notes, it is the oldest form […]

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Myth and Metafiction in Phantastes

  Myth and Metafiction in George MacDonald’s Phantastes: Mythopoeic Reading as Spiritual Sanctification by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2016 C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society Conference ©2016   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on […]

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