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American Indian Stories, Legends, And Other Writings

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A thought-provoking collection of searing prose from a Sioux woman that covers race, identity, assimilation, and perceptions of Native American culture Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting influences of American Indian and white culture throughout her life.…
The New Education: How To Revolutionize The University To Prepare Students For A World In Flux

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A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past--and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925. It was in those decades that…
36 Views Of Mount Fuji: On Finding Myself In Japan

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In 1980 Cathy N. Davidson traveled to Japan to teach English at a leading all-women’s university. It was the first of many journeys and the beginning of a deep and abiding fascination. In this extraordinary book, Davidson depicts a series of intimate…
The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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From Anne Bradstreet's The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America in the seventeenth century, to Toni Morrison's Nobel Prize in 1993, women writers have woven a rich tapestry of voices across four centuries of American history. Their writings have embraced a…
Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn

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When Cathy Davidson and Duke University gave free iPods to every member of the incoming freshman class in 2003, they didn’t expect the uproar that followed. Critics called it a waste: what educational value could a music player have for college kids? Yet by…
Now You See It: How Technology And Brain Science Will Transform Schools And Business For The 21s T…

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"As scholarly as [it] is . . . this book about education happens to double as an optimistic, even thrilling, summer read." — The New York Times A brilliant combination of science and its real-world application, Now You See It sheds light on one of…
Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America

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Offering a unique perspective on the origins of American fiction, Cathy N. Davidson focuses not only on the early novels themselves but also on the people who produced, sold, and read them. She demonstrates how, in the aftermath of the American Revolution, the…
The Oxford Book of Women's Writing in the United States

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Provocative and compulsively readable, lively, engaging, and brilliantly representative, The Oxford Book of Women's Writing in the United States presents short stories, poems, essays, plays, speeches, performance pieces, erotica, diaries, correspondence, and…
Kelroy: A Novel
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|May 1, 1995

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The new Early American Women Writers series offers rare works of fiction by eighteenth- and nineteenth century women, each reprinted in its entirety, each introduced by Cathy N. Davidson, who places it in an historical and literary perspective. Ranging from…
Reading in America: Literature and Social History

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'Books and the society in which they are created are intimately connected. The authors of 'Reading in America' demonstrate the validity of this thesis. Nothing yet published resembles this book. It is wide-ranging, rich, original and substantial.'
A New-England Tale; Or, Sketches of New-England Character and Manners: Or, Sketches of New-England…

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The Early American Women Writers series offers rare works of fiction by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women, each reprinted it its entirety, each with a foreword by General Editor Cathy N. Davidson, who places the novel in a historical and literary…
The Coquette
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|May 31, 2016

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The Coquette tells the much-publicized story of the seduction and death of Elizabeth Whitman, a poet from Hartford, Connecticut. Written as a series of letters--between the heroine and her friends and lovers--it describes her long, tortuous courtship by two men,…
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