American Civilization

March 7, 2009

The Mask of Empire

Filed under: American rhetoric,Empire & Colony — equiano @ 10:29 am

By way of a follow up to Thursday’s lecture, take a look at this recent article by Tom Englehardt, which seems to echo some of the issues raised in O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones.

February 22, 2009

Prolepsis

Filed under: 60s,American rhetoric,prolepsis — equiano @ 10:43 am

Here’s a look forward in history and the semester: Mario Savio’s famed “gears and levers” speech made during the days of the Free Speech Movement.

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