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Volume 20: The Self in Literature (1999)

Editorial Group: Mariane Asad, Alina Coman, James Haendiges, April Ogden, Jennifer Protacio, Adam Sharp, Michael Thompson, Jamiegayle Whelan.
Terri Shaffer Yamada – Faculty Advisor

Table of Contents

Cover: Artwork by Shannon Shiang, inspired by the Sun Dance and the formation of an authentic self through courage and endurance.
Graphic Design by Christi Fontenrose and Teri Shaffer Yamada

vi Mariane Asad

1 About Us / Kathie Weir
2 Senior Picture / Charles H. Webb

Keynote Address
3 The Self as a Psychological, Literary, and Historical
Construct / Marilyn Yalom

16 Stuck In Traffic, the Talk-Show Psychotherapist
Speaks His Mind / Charles H. Webb
18 The Sink / Catherine Minh Cao

19 The Quest in Text: Seeking Identity in Whitman’s
"Song of Myself" and Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell /
Mary Dezember
29 The Genesis of Rage: Maggie Tulliver’s Divided Self
/ Angela Marie Cybulski
39 the Influence of Clinical Depression on Mary Shelley’s Romantic Vision / Susan Anne Carlson
55 Peter Altenberg: Re-inventing the Self in Turn-of-the-Century Vienna / Andrew Barker
61 Childhood, Womanhood, Resignation in Chopin’s
The Awakening: Edna Pointellier’s Retreat from Maturity / Kathie Weir
71 The Beautiful Absurdity of (Epistemological) Invisibility in a (Mostly) Modernist Reading of Invisible Man / Matt Silva
79 The "Articulos" of Mariano José de Larra: the Martyr / Kirsten A. Thorne
87 Lost in the Woods: Discovery of Selfhood and the Quest for integration in the Fairy Tale / Jason Richards

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