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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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Delivered Divinities: Senatorial Power and Senatorial Peril in the Importation Narratives of Cybele, Asklepios, and Bacchus

Publication Date
2020-January-01
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Department or Program
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This thesis attempts to analyze the Roman Senate's actions during the importation of three different gods — Cybele, Asklepios, and Bacchus — into Rome during the Middle Republic (400-133 BCE) in order to deduce how the Senate manipulated these religious...

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Guide to 20th Century International Poster Collection, approximately 1917-1950

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20th Century International Poster Collection
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Propaganda posters dating from the start of World War I, through World War II, and into the post-war period. The bulk of the items were produced in the United States or France, but there are also items from other European countries, as well as Canada.
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Guide to the Alternative Press Collection, 1967-1977

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Alternative Press Collection
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Miscellaneous collection of radical, leftist, feminist and other alternative periodicals from the 1960s and 1970s.
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Guide to the Angelica Balabanoff Papers, approximately 1938-1965

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Angelica Balabanoff Papers
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Collection consists of manuscripts by Balabanoff including the first draft of a portion of her autobiography MY LIFE AS A REBEL, published in 1938, and several poems. There is also an obituary, 1965.
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Guide to the Caroline Bird Papers, 1915-1995

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Caroline Bird Papers
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Papers include manuscripts, galley
proofs, correspondence, speeches, chronological files, and subject files relating to
her publications. There are also subject files on women's issues such as affirmative
action, the Equal Rights Amendment, business opportunities, marriage, minority
women, women in education, employment, women in the Army, and health.
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Guide to the Charlotte Brate Papers, 1932-1963

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Charlotte Brate Papers
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Undated manuscripts of her stories and other writings including text and sketches for THE JOY FAMILY; and clippings, correspondence, and pamphlets concerning her writing, her art, her anti-war poetry, peace demonstrations and letter writing campaigns, and other pacifist concerns, 1932-1963.
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Guide to the Elvira Kush Fradkin Papers, 1932-1972

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Elvira Kush Fradkin Papers
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The collection consists of drafts of several of United Nations representative and political activist Elvira Kush Fradkin's writings on disarmament, including a draft of the book . Also included are a photograph, newspaper clippings, two letters, biographical data on Fradkin, and a pamphlet on the disarmament conference.
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Guide to the Ernest Sturm Collection, approximately 1700-1925

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Ernest Sturm Collection
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Variety of rare manuscripts relating to American and European history, art and literature. Also includes an 18th century manuscript of the Koran.
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Guide to the Frances Underhill Clark Papers, 1890-1937 (bulk 1922-1937)

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Frances Underhill Clark Papers
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The bulk of these papers are letters to Clark from conscientious objectors and political prisoners sentenced under the Espionage Act and other legislation enacted during World War I, discussing their lives in prison, their philosophy on war and militarism, political issues, their legal cases, their families, lumberjack experiences, reaction to prison life, and current issues outside prison, 1922-1937. Some of the prisoners were Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) members arrested after labor disturbances in Centralia, Washington. Included are six letters from Ray Becker, 1922-1927, and 41 letters from Warren K. Billings, 1924-1937. Other items include pamphlets, poetry, clippings, and photographs as well as three notebooks from her time at Vassar, 1890-1891.
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Guide to the General Strike Collection, 1926

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General Strike Collection
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Newspapers, bulletins, timetables, public notices, and facsimiles documenting the course of the General Strike.
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Guide to the Harriot Stanton Blatch Papers, 1807-1936 (bulk 1908-1920)

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Harriot Stanton Blatch Papers,
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Correspondence, clippings, ephemera, speeches, manuscripts and research materials relating to Blatch's involvment in the suffrage movement.
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Guide to the Hill Family Papers, 1662-1994 (bulk 1835-1970)

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Hill Family Papers
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Materials relating to the family's personal, professional, and political activities. The bulk of the collection relates most directly to Elsie M. Hill.
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Guide to the Jeanne R. Lowe Papers, circa 1941-1972

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Jeanne R. Lowe Papers
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The collection consists of journalist and educator Jeanne R. Lowe's correspondence, writings, notes, and substantial research materials pertaining to urban renewal, urban housing, the role of women in the sciences, race, public housing, and community planning in the United States. Specific cities covered include New York, New Haven, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Miami, Sunnyvale (CA), Chicago, Rochester, and Washington, D.C.. Writings include drafts of Lowe's book (1967), as well as numerous other publications written for the Ford Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and other non-governmental organizations. Also included are personal and professional materials related to Lowe's life and career, including her work with academic organizations as a lecturer and organizer for Goucher College, Vassar College, and New York University.
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Guide to the Margaret Grace Bondfield Papers, 1854-1951 (bulk 1898-1951)

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Margaret Grace Bondfield Papers
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Correspondence, clippings, speeches, publications, government documents, and other materials concerning Bondfield's work with labor and trade unions, primarily in Great Britain, but also Australia, Canada, the United States and other countries.
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Guide to the Morris and Adele Bergreen Albert Einstein Collection, 1919-1988

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Morris and Adele Bergreen Albert Einstein Collection
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Composed mainly of correspondence between Einstein and the executor of his estate, Otto Nathan. Also includes letters from Elsa Einstein to Nathan, as well as some manuscripts, ephemera and photographs of Einstein.
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Guide to the National Woman's Party Pamphlet Collection, approximately 1923-1946

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National Woman's Party Pamphlet Collection
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Pamphlets, flyers, congressional reports, clippings issued or collected by the National Woman's Party.
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Guide to the National Women’s Political Caucus Records, 1971-1974

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National Women’s Political Caucus Records
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Materials relating to the National Women's Political Caucus, the Women's Political Caucus of Dutchess County, and the Tri-State Women's Political Caucus, 1971-1974. There are also some materials from the Women's Center of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1972-1974, and other miscellaneous groups working on women's rights.
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Guide to the Priscilla Tremper Leith Papers, 1974-1988

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Priscilla Tremper Leith Papers
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Correspondence, reports and other materials relating primarily to Leith’s work with the National Organization for Women.
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Guide to the Rick Lazio Papers, 1981–2005

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Rick Lazio Papers
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Material relating to Lazio's career in politics including his tenure as state legislator (1989-1992), as a four-term member of the House of Representatives (1993-2001), and concluding with his race for New York Senate in 2000.
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