Other Essays

“The Dedicatory Epistle to Moses Maimonides’s The Guide of the Perplexed: The portal to pedagogy” [in Literate Philosophy and Philosophical Literacy, hereafter cited as LP&PL]

Shakespeare’s Twelfe Night: An Introduction for Teachers” [in LP&PL]

“Revisiting Poe’s “The Raven”: A Reader’s Analytic Guide” [in LP&PL]

“”Isn’t that special! Education as a ‘Reality’ Television Program: Reflections Prompted by Teach: Tony Danza

Of the Beginning of Milton’s Paradise Lost Write: A Grammar and Analysis” [in LP&PL]

“Keats’s “On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer”: an oceanic sonnet” [in LP&PL]

“Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn”: the monumental moment” [in LP&PL]

“Preliminary Reflections on the Reading of Moby Dick” [in LP&PL]

“”The wild disguise hath almost antick’d us all”: a note on the guises of the Confidence Man in Melville’s The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade” [in LP&PL]

Peter and the Wolf: A Reading of Milton’s Lycidas” [in LP&PL]

The Tempest: Shakespeare’s Farewell to His Art” [in LP&PL]

All Or Nothing At All: The Political Approach to King Lear (An Introduction for Teachers)” [in LP&PL]

“Shakespeare’s Hamlet: “Very like a whale”” [in LP&PL]

Reflections on Two Poems by e. e. cummings ” [in LP&PL]

“Robert Frost’s “Woods”: The Temptation of “What If”” [in LP&PL]

Art and Maturity: Two Windows into the World of Winesburg, Ohio [A Teacher’s Guide]” [in LP&PL]

Pablo Neruda’s “Plenos Poderes”: The Dark Prairie and Deep Ocean of Knowledgeable Inspiration” [in LP&PL]

Three Notes on Homer’s Iliad: The Proem; Hector and Andromache; Achilles’s Shield” [in LP&PL]

Sherwood Anderson’s “The Man Who Became a Woman”: A Contribution to the Psychoanalysis of Sexuality” [in LP&PL]

“The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales: “all the condicioun of each of them”” [in LP&PL]

“Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman: “It comes with the territory””” [in LP&PL]

Reflections on Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street”” [in LP&PL]

Taking Aim at the Second Amendment: A Gloss on the Constitution” [in LP&PL]

“Moses Maimonides’s Instructions to Readers of The Guide of the Perplexed: “Words, words, words.”” [in LP&PL]

“Reflections on the Book of Bereshit [= Genesis], Chapters 1-3: An Exercise in Reading, with a Postscript on Cain and Abel” [in LP&PL]

“John Donne’s “The Flea”: Entomological Seduction (An Introduction to Reading Poetry Dramatically)” [in LP&PL]

“Thoughts on a Poem by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886): #254 [““Hope” is the thing with feathers—“]” [in LP&PL]

“Fluid Dynamics: A Note on The Comedy of Errors [in LP&PL]

“Bottom’s Up: A Note on A Midsommer Nights Dreame [in LP&PL]

“Christian Iconography and Meaning in The Great Gatsby [in LP&PL]

“The Teaching of History and Faulkner’s A Fable [in LP&PL]

“A Note in Reply to Professor Norton’s Eudaimonistic Conception of the Virtues” [in LP&PL]

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