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"It's Gotta be the Shoes": A Case Study on Shoes, Distance Running, and Technology in Sport

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2021-January-01
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Over one weekend at the beginning of October 2019, Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge and Brigid Kosgei's world-record-breaking Chicago Marathon win reset the clock in terms of what was believed to be humanly possible in the...

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"Mary" — to "Mithery," June 18, 1876

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18 Jun 1876
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"Mary" — to sister, "Mollie," November 24, 1872

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24 Nov 1872
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"Mercenaries Were Always the Best Troops": Examining the Production of Wyndham Lewis' Blast (1914)

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2023-May-02
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"Mrs. Stanton and her daughter Harriot Stanton Blatch. Taken from an old daguerreotype about 1857" (recto):

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[1857]
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Written: "Mrs. Stanton and her second daughter, Harriot Eaton Stanton now Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch. Taken about 1857."

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"Mrs. Stanton and her daughter Harriot Stanton Blatch. Taken from an old daguerreotype about 1857" (verso):

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[1857]
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Written: "Mrs. Stanton and her second daughter, Harriot Eaton Stanton now Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch. Taken about 1857."

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"Nellie G" — to Isabel Treadwell Towne, September 17, 1866

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17 Sep 1866
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"Nellie" — to father, November 15, 1868

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15 Nov 1868
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"Nellie" — to mother, November 10, 1868

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10 Nov 1868
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"O'me alone?": Aristotle and the failure of autarky in Shakespeare's Coriolanus

Publication Date
2020-January-01
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This thesis offers an Aristotelian reading of <em>Coriolanus, </em>with the goal of assessing the viability of individual self-sufficiency.<em></em> As political and moral treatises, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics are valuable intertexts through which Shakespeare's more imaginative work may be analyzed...

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