Friday, December 23, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

New Book: Mirror Talk

SUMMARY: A study of directions in autobiography. Traditional autobiography tends to originate in crisis but develops a resolution, whereas contemporary autobiography deals with unresolved crisis. The author examines works by a range of writers, including Primo Levi, Ernest Hemingway and Mary Meigs.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

New Book: The Text & Beyond

This book provides a collection of suggestive models for the student or scholar who is interested in using the tools off linguistics to meet the aims of literacy critics and theory.

The goal is to show that linguistic approaches to literature can extend beyond the text to those things outside it that contribute to an understanding of language: history, culture, politics, psychology, and social context. 

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

New Book at the Library: Post-nationalist american studies

 SUMMARY: Post-Nationalist American Studies seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. The goal of the book's contributors is a less insular, more trans-national, comparative approach to American Studies, one that questions dominant American myths rather than canonizes them.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

New Book at the Library: Discourse and the Construction of Society

SUMMARY: In this edition of his seminal theoretical work on myth, ritual, and classification, Bruce Lincoln explores the ways in which these narratives and practices hold human societies together - and how, in times of crisis, they can be used to take a society apart and reconstruct it.

If myths, rituals, and ideologies intrigue you, check out this book by clicking here.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Library Christmas Hours and Closures

New Book at the Library: Drugs and Drug Trafficking

Summary: The book covers the following topics: A brief history of drugs -- Drug law and medical opinion -- Drug trade countries -- Drug trafficking organizations -- Drugs and crime -- Global enforcement responses.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

New Book: Cattlemen & Cadillacs

A poetry anthology containing one poem from each of 85 Dallas-Ft. Worth area poets.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

New Book: Aesthetics and Radical Politics

There has always been a strong connection historically between aesthetics and radical politics, and this is no less true for the global justice movement’s current preoccupation with cultural approaches to political action. The essays collected here seek to engage with past and present convergences between the theories and practices of artists and writers and the theories and practices of movements for radical social change.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

New Journal: Young Children November 2016

In this edition of Young Children we explore the methods of teaching for children in the city. Some key points of this edition are focused on supporting racial identities and diversity surrounding children. Key articles in this journal feature interactive learning and preparing young teachers to educate in an urban setting.

You can find this journal and more at the UNT Dallas library.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

New Book: Rhetorical Stance In Modern Literature

Rhetorical Stance In Modern Literature

Summary: Most of us are aware of the split between fact and value: while value implies an element of subjective judgments, facts is indisputable.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Update to Study Room Policies

To accommodate our growing student body and ensure everyone's experience with the study rooms is positive, we have made a few changes to our study room policies. If you have any questions about these policies or anything regarding the library in general, please let us know!