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The Complete Works of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
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I will always love reading works by good old Bill, even after the many blood, sweat, and tears I have given up to him in academia. His language and sub textual content is fascinating. It is almost as if there are no wrong ways to interpret each play/ ...more
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I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King Jr.
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Very impacting. It is amazing to see the progress that has occurred since he first accepted the responsibilities of being the face of racial equality. His connections between the resistance against racist oppression and the protest against the Vietna ...more
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Merton  Sufism by Rob Baker
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This is not an easy read. Check out videos on YouTube of Sufi dancing. You can definitely see how Rumi's love of God connects to the whirling dance as divine worship.
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The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
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Dr. Faust is quite the character. The text itself is well-written, but honestly, the character is not likeable. Perhaps this means that Marlowe did his job.
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The Answer & La Respuesta by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
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The many struggles this woman faced! Silenced from having her ability to explore literature and education. A must read for modern feminists.
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A Thomas Merton Reader by Thomas Merton
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Inspirational and enlightening. His poems and short stories hold deep.
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Hind Swaraj and Other Writings by Mahatma Gandhi
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The many thoughts and ideas Gandhi had about India are very much so transferable to everyday Western living. He makes clear and valid points that are enlightening, yet also passive-aggressive. A true leader.
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Shakespeare's Tragedies by Alexander Leggatt
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Shakespeare’s Tragedies: Violation and Identity examines the violation that occurs with characters which ultimately leads to the questioning of their identity. Alexander Leggatt states that his purpose is to look at identity and violation in Titus A
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Ode To Youth (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 25, 2011 12:21PM
Description: Another poem written for undergrad.
The Letter (Poetry)
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Description: A sonnet I wrote for an undergrad course.
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