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The civic self: The self-made man and civic participation from Franklin to Faulkner
Ubiquitous in American literature and popular culture, the self-made man encompasses a variety of disparate literary characters and real-life paragons of success. Self-invention narratives, which include rags-to-riches ...
White shadows: Race and ethnicity in the high school literary canon
The topic of race and literature first entered my consciousness during my senior year of high school; it was that year that my English teacher decided to teach a unit on African American poets and their writings. I was ...