The Journal of Contemporary Thought
 Issue - 1996

Contents:


Blasphemy and Heresy : The Modernist Challenge
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Gauri Viswanathan

The Politics of Cultural Rejection : A Reading of Kennan's
" Containment " Essay
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Dilip K. Das

Miscegenation and the Rhetoric of " Blood " in
Three Turn-of-the-Century African American Novels
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Robert Nowatzki

Listening to the Mother's Voice in Toni Morrison's Jazz
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Sarah Appleton Aguiar

Social Motherhood : Charlotte Perkins
Gilman and Feminist Politics
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Naomi B. Zauderer

 

  
Special Section on Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Introduction
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Sura P. Rath

Rhetorical Device and Revision in Franklin D. Roosevelt's
Message to Congress, December 8, 1941
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Elaine Smith

The Legacy of FDR and the Press
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Betty Houchin Winfield

American Culture, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Winning of the NRA
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Lane Crothers

Robert Quillen : A Conservative Critic of the New Deal
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Marvin L. Cann

FDR and Postpolio Syndrome
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Ronald Byrd


  

Curriculum Wars : Pragmatism as Truce
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Steven R. Shelburne

The Ideology of Literary Criticism : The Case of Judgement,
Transcendence and Clerisy
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R. Shashidhar