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Contents: Editor's Introduction; Essays including: How Racism Shaped Baltimore-Amanda Daniel, Shostakovich: Speaking Silenced Stories - Lane Champa, The Ladies' Home Journal, 1966-1967, -Shannon Back, Reading the Age of Innocence in the Age of Independence -Madison Clouse, The Most Frightening Criminals: A Faminist Critique of Modern Racism Through Use of Contemporary and Historic Perceptions of New Orleans Voodoo - Elizabeth Casto, Textual Chemistry: Why Texting in Not the End of the English Language as We Know It - Alina Carpenter, and Jane Eyre: An Ancestor Heroine for Contemporary Young Adult Dystopian Literature - Emmanuela Bean. Book Reviews Include: The Crane Wife - Claire Lober, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the End of Sleep - Bethany Blinsky, NeuroTrives: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity - Viola Constable, The Story of Music: From Babylon to the Beatles - Emmanuela Bean, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania - Lydia Crannell, She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth - Emma van Hasselt, Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit through Jail, Among Outlaws, and Across Borders, CowBoys, Men and Competing Masculinities on the Texas Frontier - Carrie Coisman.

Publication Date

Spring 2016


Otterbein University




Shostakovich, Racism, Baltimore, Ladies Home Journal, Feminist, Jane Eyre, The Crane Wife


Arts and Humanities


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