Tag Archives: Language and Literature

MLA Embraces “Green” Open Access

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MLA Director of Scholarly Communication Kathleen Fitzpatrick announced that the Modern Language Association is endorsing the open access publishing movement. Her article, “Openness, value, and scholarly societies – The Modern Language Association model,” published in the December issue of College … Continue reading

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St. Elmo Murray, Byronic Hero?

Born Augusta Jane Evans on May 8, 1835, in Wynnton (now the MidTown area in Columbus), Georgia, Mrs. Augusta Evans Wilson (1835-1909) wrote nine highly successful novels, but her St. Elmo was among the most popular works of American fiction … Continue reading

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Interview with Dr. Viviana Cortes, Applied Linguistics & ESL Department

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Dr. Viviana Cortes is the Faculty Liaison for the Applied Linguistics & ESL Department. Dr. Cortes joined the GSU faculty in the fall of 2008 and right away took on the duties of department ‘librarian’ which involves communicating with their … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Birthday Miss Welty!

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  Happy Belated Birthday Miss Welty! Eudora Welty was born April 13th, 1909, in Jackson, Mississippi. Georgia State Univesity is the home of the Eudora Welty Newsletter, edited by English Department faculty member, Dr. Pearl McHaney and our Special Collections Department … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland

  Are you intrigued by Tim Burton’s take on Alice in Wonderland?  The GSU Library offers many resources on this classic work. You might start with the Annotated Alice which contains Alice in Wonderland and Alice through the Looking Glass plus original … Continue reading

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Coleman Barks Poetry Reading and Book Signing

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Coleman Barks, a renowned poet and Rumi translator, will give a poetry reading and sign his books Thursday, January 28th, 7-9 pm in the Troy Moore Library (9th floor General Classroom Building.) He has taught poetry and creative writing at … Continue reading

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Mustn't Grumble

I found a wonderful book yesterday, The Anglo Files LN 5 DA589.4 .L93 2008 by American journalist Sarah Lyall about her experience with British culture and language. She married a man from Great Britain and her take on British culture … Continue reading

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