Volume VIII Spring 2021

Othello’s Cyprus: A Tempest Impossible to Bear Out – Melissa Glontea
Who Invented the Typical Girl?” Geoffrey Chaucer’s the Wife of Bath as Punk Icon – Sara Walls 
Judicial Injustice in Elizabethan Theatre – Dianna Garzón
Iago’s Art – Sofie Kellar
Alisoun’s Critique on Virtue and Sovereignty in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale – Dinaz Wadia
Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy: Hieronimo’s Duty – Cassandra Lagunas
Subverted Gender Roles in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Yaryna Dyakiv

Volume VII Spring 2020

“Into Darkness”: Cain’s Journey into the Kantian Sublime in Lord Byron’s Cain: A Mystery – Izaki Metropoulos
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: The Mother’s Job to Maintain the World – Cassandra Lagunas
The Redemption of the Fall of Eve in John Milton’s Paradise Lost – Nina Astorino
A Literary Feast: William Shakespeare, Paradox, and Rosemary’s Many Meanings – Madeleine Iaco
Hyde-ing the Hero: An Analysis of Moral Corruption in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Feodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment – Victor Colomé
The Gay in Gray: Homoeroticism in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray – Gabriela Sotelo
Philosophizing William Shakespeare’s Hamlet: An Analysis of Hamlet’s Development – Sophia Metropoulos
The Faust in Dorian: Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray  – Gina Vasquez
Macbeth’s Will Against Time in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth – Roberto Pacheco

Volume VI Spring 2019

Introduction – Izaki Metropoulos
Iago’s Double Identity: How Self-Deception Results in Chaos and Destruction – Julia Borrell Pozo
“Each in His Prison”: The Monstrous Interpersonal in Three T. S. Eliot Poems – Allison Dell Otto
The Holy Sinner: Sofya Marmeladov as an Archetype of Mary Magdalene in Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment – Amanda Jiang
The Speaker’s Desire for Immortality in William Shakespeare’s Sonnets – Roberto Pacheco
The Justified Punishments of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and Humbert Humbert – Alisa Scott
Manipulating Power in The Canterbury Tales, “The Miller’s Tale” by Geoffrey Chaucer – Maria Nguyen
Huckleberry Finn’s Journey Towards Morality – Gabby Sotelo
The Deferral of Desire in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale – Izaki Metropoulos

Volume V Spring 2018

Introduction – Amanda Jiang
• Hamlet’s Ghost as Demonic Predator: The Reformist Paradigm – Izaki Metropoulos
• Oblivion: Othello’s Devalued Identity – Alisa Scott
• Hamlet’s Existential Philosophy – Allen Loomis
• Exploration of Power in George Orwell’s 1984 – Joanna Vaklin
• The Shared Fates of Central Europe, Eastern Europe, and the Balkans – Shaun Sunkara
Metatheatre and Agency in The Spanish Tragedy – Amanda Jiang

Volume IV Spring 2017 – Revenge Tragedy Special Edition

Introduction – Allen Loomis
The Historical Revenge Tragedy Tradition – Edgar Esparza
Hamlet-Prisoner of His Own Kingdom – Ricky Abarca
An Analysis of the Roles of the Supernatural in Macbeth and Hamlet – Lukasz Kornas
Hamlet’s Distorted Grief – Kimberly Barrios
The Duchess of Malfi and the Horse-Leech Hero – Allen Loomis
Shakespeare’s Tragic Women: Misogyny in Othello and Hamlet – Edipson Vinueza
“The Skull Beneath the Skin”: Death in The Revenger’s Tragedy and The Duchess of Malfi – Matthew Barge

Volume III Spring 2006

“Judging Finely”: A Philosophical Look at Euripides’ Medea – Claudia Echevarria
Love and Divinity: Plato’s Symposium – Paul Otake
The Nature of Love: Plato’s Symposium – Walter Trentadue
Cato: Master of Hegemony – Joseph J. Mauro
Roman Propaganda: Women Admired and Condemned – Jennifer Proce
Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder: The Tale of Genji – Noel Nicoletti
Marital Nobility in Chaucer’s Clerk and Franklin Tales – Maria Villasenor
Why Shakespeare Must Have Been the Author of His Own Plays – Roxane Buss
Coriolanus – Nancy Wallace
Shakespeare’s Hamlet versus Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern – Kelly Mahon
Marriage a la Mode: The Conflict of Love and Marriage – Joi Hill
One Night Stand with Joseph Andrews – Adriana Andrasz
What Makes People Happy and What Does Not: Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas – Cecilia Melendez
Marriage in Pride and Prejudice – Jacqueline Barrett
Happiness-Dependent or Independent of Society? Austen’s Pride and Prejudice – Crystal Dynia
Love and Society in Pride and Prejudice – Marika Malkerson
The Hamlet: Exploring its Myths – Roxanne A. Domingo
Characters and Demons in Faulkner’s The Hamlet – Anthony Trujillo
Samuel Johnson’s Macbeth: Moral Community & Tragedy of Exclusion – Prof. Michael Petersen
On Kafka’s Report to an Academy: Great Books Symposium Speech – Prof. Daniel Borzutzky
Gods and Monsters and Mink Snopes – Prof. Bruce Gans

Volume II Spring 2001

Anatomy of a Hero – Chad Cheatham
Cicero’s Critique of God – Carolyn Horn
Uses of Humor in Don’t Quixote – Tracy Wagner
Cervantes on the Nature of Individuality – Robert Jablonsky
Jonathan Swift: Proto Feminist – Krystie Podobinsky
The Unloved One: The Crippling of Jonathan Swift – Sandra Cruz
Jonathan Swift’s Woman Problem – Rita Hoffman
Gulliver’s Travels: A Moral and Political Handbook – Edwardo Hernandez
Dissenting View of the Great Dissenter – Angela Bogat
Evil in the Brothers Karamazov – Angeline Tomcik
The Glimmer Twins: Fitzgerald and Gatsby – Carrie Grachowski
Identity and Happiness – Nichole Hermann
•  Good Soldier Svejk:The Way It Should Be and the Way It Is – Paul Balsavich
Womb Envy in Frankenstein and Brave New World – Samantha Moline
A Comparison of “Barn Burning” and Light in August – Veronica Flores
The Individual and Society: Three Narratives in Frankenstein – Prof. Margo Gariepy
Memory, Computer Technology, and Identity at the New Millennium – Prof. Joo Lee
The Past as Prologue and The Search for Identity – Prof. Harriet Rosenman
Hamlet and the Problem of Identity – Prof. Phillip Virgen

Volume I Spring 2000

Introduction – Bruce Gans
A Politically Incorrect Defense of the Athenian Empire – William Wojtas
A Moral and Practical Analysis of Military Empires – Michael Fortunato
Just Win, Baby. Nicias, Alcibiades and the Sicilian Expedition – Joseph Spisak
Good Man, Bad Man, Traitor: Aspects of Alcibiades – Gabriela Arcan
The Failure of Utopia in Aristophanes’ Assembly of Women – Catherine Rodriguez
It’s All About Respect: Social Codes in Beowulf – Neil A. Lumbowski
Great Chain of Being in Pope’s “Essay on Man” – Diana Tirado
Dueling Aesthetics: The Poetics of Wordsworth and Coleridge – Jack Wilson
The Search for Peace in “A Clean Well Lighted Place” – Charles Brown
Happiness is an Inside Job: “Old Man and the Sea” – Jeffrey Glenn
Racism in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man – Carol Fosse
Ellison’s Influence and Inspiration for Invisible Man – Barbara Sherman


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