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John Alvis

John Alvis teaches literature at the University of Dallas. His writings have appeared in The Southern Review, Modern Language Quarterly, Interpretation, and Renascence. He is the editor of the book Shakespeare as Political Thinker and author of Shakespeare’s Understanding of Honor.
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Willmoore Kendall The one teaching of Willmoore Kendall's toward which all his early thought tended and from which radiated all his later thought was this: America's vindication of the capacity of men...

The idea for this essay came from a question posed during a meeting of the National Association of Scholars, where several of the presentations had decried recent academic movements of the sort led by Marxists, feminists, homosexualists, or...
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The agency driving the threefold development of the Oresteia is human effort in partnership with divine purpose. The Athena of the third play provides the executive, personal agent who, in founding a polity, gives over divine to human...