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Lolita Speaks

Disrupting Nabokov’s “Aesthetic Bliss”

Michele Meek

child incest victim. In this article, I examine several revisionary texts that present Lolita’s voice as a first person narrator, such as Kim Morrissey’s Poems for Men Who Dream of Lolita (1992) ; Pia Pera’s Lo’s Diary (published in Italian in 1995

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Alex Posecznick

Most academics that I know take it for granted that higher education in capitalist countries has become deeply corporatised over the last thirty years. But as an undergraduate student in the 1990s, dreaming of joining the ranks of the professoriate, the institutional and structural changes that were transforming the university were largely hidden from my view. Looking back, I had no idea how such trends might be impacting the men and women who excited my intellect and set me on an academic path. I did not even think to ask.

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Cinemas of Boyhood Part II

Timothy Shary

canonical boyhood study, Pather Panchali , in 1955 . Boys’ experiences—and often suffering—continued to be the subjects of films beyond the European market, such as Pixote ( Brazil, 1981 ), Village of Dreams (Japan, 1996) , Children of Heaven (Iran

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

form of popular entertainment coalesces with a geographical imagination that conflates social mobility with certain places, which, in turn, cultivates the dreams of thousands of young West Africans to migrate to Europe and become professional

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Renée Monchalin and Lisa Monchalin

the eight years between us—symbolized by the figure 8—represents our continuing and unending connection. Learning this brought back a memory of a similar dream we had both had. In the same week our Grandfather, who had recently passed on into the

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Reading Production and Culture

UK Teen Girl Comics from 1955 to 1960

Joan Ormrod

medieval times, was sold as a substitute for the saint’s presence, or what Baudrillard (1983) might suggest as the first level of simulation. Materiality, Free Gifts, and Engaging the Fan Day-dreaming scenarios in which fans could fantasize their

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Hope Chest

Demythologizing Girlhood in Kate Bernheimer’s Trilogy

Catriona McAra

handcrafted by a significant male presence in the bride’s life, usually her father or husband-to-be, adding that its true significance was to hold “her hopes and dreams for the future” (45). Gaston Bachelard reminds us of the heirloom-like qualities of the

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Anastasia Todd

with a microphone: “We asked you if you had any dream come true, what would it be? Do you remember what you said?” The woman places the microphone to the little girl’s lips, and the little girl recites something but it is unintelligible. The woman

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Sarah B. Rodriguez

( Hatfield et al. 2009 ; The Forum on Education Abroad 2013 ). It was inspired by ‘The American Dream’ game developed by Jennifer Yim while she was a graduate student at the University of Michigan. 5 The students play the board game I developed at the end

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Kaoru Miyazawa

strong and cheerful at school. She was also moving forward on her academic path to college, supported by her belief that going to college was the first step to achieving success. Her Dream Bianca: I want to have one house in Jamaica, one … here [New York