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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Producing Authentic Blackness

David E. Chinitz.

in Which Sin to Bear?

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 10470 words.

This chapter analyzes Hughes's role in the 1920s–1930s transformation of racial authenticity, in which the ground of authentic blackness shifted from the rural, southern “folk” to the...

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McCluskey, John A., Jr.

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1944), novelist, short story writer, educator, and scholar.

Born in Ohio, John A. McCluskey, Jr., earned his BA at Harvard (1966) and his MA at Stanford (1972). His first...

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Ignazio Silone

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1900–1978)

Italian novelist and critic. The humanity of his work reflects his loyalty to ideals and his belief in the importance of action (rather than theorizing) in helping the...

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Edward Maitland

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1824–97), born Ipswich, England, was educated at Cambridge and destined for the church, but suffered a crisis of faith and left England for Mexico, California and Australia in 1849....

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Askia M. Touré

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1938), poet, community activist, lecturer, and educator.

Askia M. Touré, in his multifaceted roles as poet, community activist, lecturer, and educator, is recognized as one of...

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Montage of a Dream Deferred

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

In a prefatory note to Montage of a Dream Deferred (1951), Langston Hughes wrote about his artistic influences, concerns, and aims in the book, which he saw as a single poem rather than as...

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Vergiftete Gaben

Peter Erickson.

in E. T. A. Hoffman

December 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 9852 words.

This chapter shows how the novella represents transgression against the law and custom on more levels than perhaps any other work by Hoffmann, as it penetrates the psychology of the...

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Joyce Hansen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1942–2010), novelist and educator.

Joyce Hansen's interest in writing was influenced by her mother, who had wanted to become a journalist, and her father, whose photography and...

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Unwilling Executioner

Andrew Pepper.

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 288 pages.

The emergence of crime fiction is bound up with the consolidation of the bureaucratic state and modern capitalism. This is the simple truth at the heart of this book. Further, it is the...

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Liliom

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

AT: The Daisy A: Ferenc Molnár Pf: 1909, Budapest Pb: 1909 null...

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Suburban Motel

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: George F. Walker Pf: (1, 3, 6) 1997, New York; (2, 4, 5) no known production Pb: 1997 null...

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Danilo Dolci

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1924–1998)

Italian writer and social reformer. He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1958.

Born in Sesana, Trieste, the son of a stationmaster, Dolci was educated at...

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