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David Archard

In his famous poem “Mending Wall” Robert Frost’s narrator builds, alongside his neighbour, a stone wall that divides their respective lands (Frost 1947: 47-8). The narrator can see this joint activity as no more than a “kind of out-door game” for, “There where it is we do not need the wall” and he wonders, “What I was walling in or walling out, / And to whom I was like to give offence”. His taciturn neighbour can only repeat his own father’s thought that “Good fences make good neighbours”.

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Marcos S. Scauso, Garrett FitzGerald, Arlene B. Tickner, Navnita Chadha Behera, Chengxin Pan, Chih-yu Shih, and Kosuke Shimizu

bridges of solidarity with their Chinese counterparts. One such gesture entailed attaching an ancient poem to the boxes shipped to the Hubei province that said: “different river, mountains, areas but wind and moon on the same sky.” This poem was originally

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Apartheid of Thought

The Power Dynamics of Knowledge Production in Political Thought

Camilla Boisen and Matthew C. Murray

we’d proscribe assertions of that kind, and tell them that their poems and stories are to make the opposite points’ (1993: 87 [392b]). 4 This was particularly the case in the ideological practices of empire in the latter part of the nineteenth century

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Lauren Marx

“United States of Africa” first appeared in Marcus Garvey’s 1924 poem, Hail, United States of Africa ( Garvey 1935: 22 ). It was at this time that Garvey and his organisation Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) championed the “back to Africa

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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

they are interpreted and how many are encountered. The concern for the content of narrative goes back at least to Plato, who worried that poems of gods and heroes displaying all manner of vice would have a corrupting influence upon citizens. This is

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The Artist in a Positivist Academy

Bridging the Artist-Scholar Divide

Ibanga B. Ikpe

any special skill or that because anyone can comment on a poem, then every poetic evaluation is the same. Rather it involves saying that it is easier for a novice to appropriate the craft of the art and humanities scholar than for one to do the same to