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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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Science Fiction and Its Cultural Significance

Science Fiction and Its Cultural Significance

  Books and Films 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.) Click the image links below to stream the films from Amazon Instant Video: Catalog Description: Science fiction uses various literary, philosophical, psychological, social, […]

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Technical Writing

Technical Writing

  Books for the Course: Click image link below to purchase new or used books online. (Be sure to turn your browser ad blocker off to see the book links.) Catalog Description: Students will learn and apply elements of clear and effective writing and oral expression appropriate for careers in the technical professions. Course work includes case […]

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Escaping the Caves of Ice

  The following book chapter proposal was accepted for inclusion in an upcoming book addressing the intellectual, artistic, and cultural relationships between Romanticism and rock music. Escaping the Caves of Ice: Rush and the Romantic Quest for Creative Independence and Visionary Progressive Music My brother first introduced me to the mysterious music of Rush when […]

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Civilization and Literature

Civilization and Literature

  Books for the Course: Click image link 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 study of great works of literature that represent major periods of civilization. The course explores the nature of God and humanity, the […]

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