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Mark Rothko - Wikipedia

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Mark Rothko born Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. Although Rothko himself refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an abst...

Whitman faced financial struggles most of his life because he valued ...

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Whitman faced financial struggles most of his life because he valued what? ... The most desirable form of financial aid is because it does not have to be paid ...

About Walt Whitman - University of Illinois - English Department

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Walt Whitman, arguably America's most influential and innovative poet, was born into a ... Trained as a carpenter but struggling to find work, he had taken up farming by the ... life, in part because of the early influence of Hicks, and in part because his ... Even late in his life, he could still recall the excitement of seeing th...

Search results: 2012C - Critical Writing Course Collection System

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Why were these paintings of modern life considered meaningless, no more ... social, and cultural milieu in which he worked, we will also trace the development of his work, ... After Psycho, audiences--and Hollywood--knew the dream was over. .... Critical analyses of manmade material objects inform our understanding of ...

Re-collecting Soldiers: Walt Whitman and the Appreciation of ...

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element of capitalism which elevated money over men, and promoted ... ideology ,” a process that valued political ideology more than human life, as the million or so corpses and ... collected information about these soldiers in his notebooks, he began ..... ity,” writes Jean Baudrillard, “for while the object is a resistant material  ...

The "need of means additional": Walt Whitman's Civil War Fundraising

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surviving letters in which the poet speaks directly to his commission. While he was more sympathetic with the Christian Commission's ap- proach to working with ...

Walt Whitman's Lessons in Arithmetic - Iowa Research Online

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... of his poetic corpus. Over the course of Whitman's poetic life, arithmetic in Leaves did ... to help the ambitious young man through a financial rough patch, he .... more of Whitman's attention focused on his calculations, we certainly would not ... Mathematics is said to have . . . cultural value in its enlargement of the ...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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In his lifetime, Ralph Waldo Emerson became the most widely known man of letters in ... of the American Transcendental movement and influence on Walt Whitman, ... between its older conservative values and the radical reform movements and ... a supportive brotherhood, the financial and emotional leadership of which he ...

In reality meager: eluding death anxiety in Walt Whitman and ...

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This study proposes that the influence of Whitman upon Lorca is more than cosmetic or ... and financial support I would not be in this position. .... a shared desire to quell anxieties over death, homosexual sterility, and bodily inequality. .... illustrates a hope that by his physical intervention in his brother's life, he can pos...

The City in Literature | commentary

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He enlarges his earlier comic gifts into the ferocious splendor of the ... and the dust-heap becomes a symbol of the derangements of exchange value. The indeterminacy of urban life, for Dostoevsky a frightening idea, is for ... naturally, is more interesting: the city, as Balzac said, that “is corrupt because it is eminently civilized.