When you compare the masters to modern-day writers, the latter inevitably suffer. Maybe they should, figuratively that is.
Occasionally, you can actually learn something from the Modern Language Association (MLA) but it may not necessarily be about literature.
At the Modern Language Association (MLA) conclave of English professors that took place in Seattle this month, a panel on poetry from the War Between the States featured a handout of a Union song parody housed at Baylor University which lampoons Confederacy president Jefferson Davis.
Chances are you might remember when most college courses about animals appeared under the heading of Zoology, Biology or Veterinary Science. But that was long ago . . .
You can find out what they have to do with each other at the Modern Language Association (MLA) conclave of English professors.
Is it an idea whose time has come?
Yet another pedagogue has taken a stab at understanding conservatism and missed the target by a mile, like most other intellectuals who have attempted similar exercises.
Seattle, WA—One of the alarming trends exposed at this year’s Modern Language Association (MLA) meeting is the degree to which cutting is featured prominently in young adult’s literature.
Seattle, WA— Those to whom perspiration is part of their actual job might find it surprising that professors view themselves as working in sweatshop conditions.
Seattle, WA— Look at what the Modern Language Association wants to digitize.