Jeffrey Duncan Address to Fall Faculty Luncheon, 1974
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Jeffrey Duncan began joined the English Department in 1971, and served as Professor of English until his retirement in 2012. Duncan has written two textbooks, numerous award-winning plays, and has published over thirty works in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, and Kentucky. In this address at the 1974 Fall Faculty Luncheon, Duncan attempts to suss out the differences in interpretation of the writings and literary language of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Duncan states that Emerson deems the written word rarely as literal article, instead regarding words as representations of spiritual facts.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Carlisle, Transcendentalism, poetry, Lydia Jackson, metaphor
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Duncan, Jeffrey, "Jeffrey Duncan Address to Fall Faculty Luncheon, 1974" (1974). Lectures and Presentations. 17.