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The Decline of Masculinity in “The Dead” and “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

Daniel Tosh describes in his book “A Man’s Place: Masculinity and the Middle Class Home in Victorian England” the Victorian male as, “Becoming a man involved detaching oneself from the home and its feminine comforts. It required a level of material success in the wider world” which depends, “on the […]

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Interpreting the Causes of the Greatest Famine in China: Is Mao Zedong to Blame or the Ideologies of the Chinese People?

The Great Leap Forward was a tragic time for China’s economy and for it’s people. The two books in the forefront leading the way to freed archives and truth are Frank Dikötter’s “Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962” and Yang Jisheng’s “Tombstone.” Though I painfully […]

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Youth

He knew it stunk but he didn’t care. Nothing mattered except the warmth and pleasure he felt running through his body. He smelled the week old shit coming from the broken toilet and the soured food that lay around on the broken concrete floor. He heard the cockroaches scurrying around […]

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Amy Pittman