Dr. Mark Canada

There are 22 included publications by Dr. Mark Canada :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Anne Moody (1940-) 2006 1359 As the author of the autobiography Coming of Age in Mississippi, Anne Moody is one of the best-known writers of the civil rights movement.
Benjamin Franklin 2008 14565 Biographical entry for Benjamin Franklin
The Critique of Journalism in Sister Carrie 2010 431 Theodore Dreiser's image of the pathetic Hurstwood sitting idly in his rocking chair ranks as one of the most memorable in all of American literature. The image, like others before and since, is one of the seeker. This seeker's gaze, however, is fixe...
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) 2006 1072 Biographical entry for Edgar Allan Poe
Flight into Fancy: Poe’s Discovery of the Right Brain 2001 589 "Phrenology is no longer to be laughed at," Edgar Allan Poe wrote in an 1836 review of Phrenology, and the Moral Influence of Phrenology. "It is no longer laughed at by men of common understanding. It has assumed the majesty of science; and, as a sci...
Frederick Kemper Freeman 1999 561 Biographical entry for Frederick Kemper Freeman
Hodding Carter (1907-1972) 2006 563 One of the most prominent Southern newspaper editors of his era, Hodding Carter, Jr., crusaded against Louisiana politician Huey Long and racial discrimination. A recipient of a 1946 Pulitzer Prize for his journalism, Carter also distinguished himse...
How the Mind Turns Language into Meaning 2001 647 Book Review
The Internet in Service-Learning 2001 281 Service-learning is the coupling of academic work that students do in a classroom with students’ service to an organization outside the classroom. The academic work and the service are completed together, so that students both study issues and become...
News of Her Own: Harriett Beecher Stowe’s Investigative Fiction 2009 542 Known partly as a protest novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin is also a critique of and a substitute for contemporary journalism. Frustrated by what she felt was an inadequate response to slavery by America’s journalists, Harriet Beecher Stowe attacked both pr...
The Paperboy Turned Novelist: Thomas Wolfe and Journalism 2003 470 After dabbling in journalism as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thomas Wolfe became one of America's best-known novelists. As a writer of fiction, Wolfe critiqued journalism in both his novel Look Homeward, Angel...
The Polar Regions 2013 185 The America that Poe inhabited in the early nineteenth was deeply engaged in geographic exploration. Three years before Poe’s birth in 1809, Lewis and Clark returned from their expedition across the newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Over the next h...
Rebecca Harding Davis’s Human Stories of the Civil War 2013 0 The decades leading up to the Civil War were fabulously rich ones for American literature—an “American Renaissance” in the words of literary scholar F. O. Matthiessen. During this era, some of the nation’s writers—notably Harriet Beecher Stowe, but a...
The Right Brain in Poe's Creative Process 1998 2253 I would give the world," Edgar Allan Poe wrote at the beginning of his career, "to embody one half the ideas afloat in my imagination" (Letters 32). The words, penned to editor John Neal in 1829, mark the beginning of Poe's lifelong fascination with ...
Sheriff 2001 334 The sheriff casts a long--and wide--shadow over the southern literary landscape. A lawman in a lawless region, he is sometimes the heavy and sometimes just plain heavy: an epic hero walking tall or an impotent buffoon weighing down the fun.
Short Story, Beginnings to 1900 2001 2633 In an era when most American literature came from the North, the South distinguished itself most notably in the short story, producing two of its foremost authorities in Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain, as well as one of its best-known characters in U...
Stories of Today: Rebecca Harding Davis’ Investigative Fiction 2012 0 Long before her son, Richard Harding Davis, became a star reporter, Rebecca Harding Davis worked for the Wheeling Intelligencer in her home state of Virginia. Throughout a writing career that spanned ive decades and produced hundreds of stories, ...
The Syllabus: A Place to Engage Students' Egos 2013 132 A syllabus that is well crafted and meaningfully presented can shift the Millennial students’ question from “What’s in it for me?” to “What role should I play in discovering what’s in it for me?”
Thomas Dunn English 1999 1319 Biographical entry for Thomas Dunn English
Thomas Holley Chivers, 1809-1858 2006 852 Biographical entry for Thomas Holley Chivers.
Thomas Wolfe, "Return," and the Asheville Citizen 2012 1001 Seven years is a long time to be away from home. For Thomas Wolfe, it must not have seemed long enough. He had last visited Asheville in September 1929, some six weeks before the publication of Look Homeward, Angel. During the intervening years, he h...
Vardis Fisher: An Essay in Bibliography 2000 1078 "Vardis Fisher: An Essay in Bibliography" summarizes editions, manuscripts and letters, biographical works, and critical books and articles on Western novelist Vardis Fisher.