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Walter Jackson Ong, S.J.: A Selected Bibliography
The published works of Walter J. Ong, S.J., number close to four hundred. What follows here is a chronological listing of about half that total. Some earlier publications, some items that would be difficult to obtain, and ...
Boyd G. Carter : scholar and hero
(University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1973)
"Dr. Boyd G. Carter, professor of Spanish and French on the Columbia Campus, is a scholar, but he shatters the stereotype."--Page 13
History and the Tibetan epic Gesar
(University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 2019)
"John Neihardt, a charismatic poet with one foot in the Wild West and the other in literature, packed lecture halls and inspired a generation of top writers."--Table of contents for issue.
The baths of Trajan Decius, or of Philip the Arab?
In a recent publication Laetitia La Follette collected the evidence for the Baths of Trajan Decius, an important but little-known imperial monument of the mid-3rd c. in Rome. Bringing together the ancient literary and epigraphic sources, a 16th...
A visionary and his vision
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2002)
Remembering the author of Black Elk Speaks.
Survival of the Traditional Romancero: Field Expeditions
of its context. The ways in which the fieldwork should be organized as well as where and how it is to be carried out depend upon the objective that is being pursued. Oral literary genres differ in the ways they are transmitted, but we can find them...
Orality and Literacy in Matter and Form: Ben Franklin's Way to Wealth
The reader finishes Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth, first published as the preface to the silver-anniversary Poor Richard's Almanach of 1758, with the sense that an infinity of proverbs have followed one another in an ...
Barbara Allen and the English Ballad in Appalachia: Adaptations and Transformations
The purpose of this study is to examine the eighteenth-century English Child ballads and "Barbara Allen" which survived in the Appalachian region of the United States.