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Behind The Meatball: A Reflection On Italian Cuisine, Lost And Found, Christina DeRay 2015 Seton Hall University

Behind The Meatball: A Reflection On Italian Cuisine, Lost And Found, Christina Deray

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This thesis is a memoir about the lives of the matriarchs of my family: my grandmothers, Carmina and Marie, but in many other ways the memoir becomes a point of entry for a personal essay that explores the culture of authenticity in American cuisine. As a memoir, I offer a personal history of an original Italian cuisine from my very Italian family— how it was transplanted from the European “boot” to American soil, how it flourished through the lessons Carmina taught my family, and how it got transformed when it hit American. I reflect upon the appearance, after the Second ...


“Phone Calls,” “Evolved People”, Gary Soto 2014 University of San Francisco

“Phone Calls,” “Evolved People”, Gary Soto

Ontario Review

Gary Soto's most recent books are Jesse, a novel from Harcourt Brace & Co., and New and Selected Poems from Chronicle Books. He lives in Berkeley, California.


"Going Out”, Donald Hall 2014 University of San Francisco

"Going Out”, Donald Hall

Ontario Review

Donald Hall's most recent books are Life Work (essay) and The Museum of Clear Ideas (poems), both published in 1993. He lives in Danbury, New Hampshire.


“At Freud’S House”, Enid Shomer 2014 University of San Francisco

“At Freud’S House”, Enid Shomer

Ontario Review

Enid Shomer's poems and stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, and other journals. Her most recent books are This Close to the Earth, poems (Arkansas, 1992) and Imaginary Men, a collection of stories which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award in 1993. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.


“Colette’S Last Cat,” “121 Waverly Place”, J. P. White 2014 University of San Francisco

“Colette’S Last Cat,” “121 Waverly Place”, J. P. White

Ontario Review

J.P. White, of Minneapolis, has new work forthcoming from various journals, including The Massachusetts Review, Sewanee Review, and Crazyhorse. The poems here are from his third collection, The Salt Hour.


“Blackbird Spring”, William Heyen 2014 University of San Francisco

“Blackbird Spring”, William Heyen

Ontario Review

William Heyen's latest volume is The Host: Selected Poems 1965-1990 (Time Being Books, 1994). A frequent OR contributor, he teaches at SUNY Brockport.


From The Astonishing Weight Of The Dead (“The Call,” “I’Ll Be Right Back”, Tom Wayman 2014 University of San Francisco

From The Astonishing Weight Of The Dead (“The Call,” “I’Ll Be Right Back”, Tom Wayman

Ontario Review

Tom Wayman's latest books are a collection of essays, A Country Not Considered: Canada, Culture, Work (Anansi), and a selected poems 1973-93, Did I Miss Anything? (Harbour), both published in 1993. The poems here are from a new collection, The Astonishing Weight of the Dead, forthcoming from Polestar Press (Vancouver). A frequent OR contributor, he teaches for Okanagan University College in Vernon and Kelowna, B.C.


“To Mr. Jefferson On The Occasion Of My ‘Madness,’” “The Campaign Manager Talks Shop”, Jon Davis 2014 University of San Francisco

“To Mr. Jefferson On The Occasion Of My ‘Madness,’” “The Campaign Manager Talks Shop”, Jon Davis

Ontario Review

Jon Davis is the author of Dangerous Amusements (OR Press). A chapbook of his prose poems, The Hawk. The Road. The Sunlight After Clouds, is forthcoming from Owl Creek Press. New work has appeared or will be appearing in The Harvard Review, Gulf Coast, and The Prose Poem. He lives in Glorieta, New Mexico, and teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts.


“Chicken In The Box”, Soo Christiansen 2014 University of San Francisco

“Chicken In The Box”, Soo Christiansen

Ontario Review

Soo Christiansen's interest in language has drawn her to study in Paris and Geneva. She is currently working on a master's degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at New York University. She lives in Brooklyn and works for the United Nations. "Chicken in the Box" is her first published story.


From The Ghost Of Eden (“Sleeping Paint,” “The Pools,” “The Smell Of Snow”, Chase Twichell 2014 University of San Francisco

From The Ghost Of Eden (“Sleeping Paint,” “The Pools,” “The Smell Of Snow”, Chase Twichell

Ontario Review

Chase Twichell most recendy published Perdito (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991). The poems here are from her new manuscript, The Ghost of Eden. She teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University.


“Wildcats", William Black 2014 University of San Francisco

“Wildcats", William Black

Ontario Review

William Black, a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania, is completing an MFA at the University of Alabama. "Wildcats" is his first published story.


“Going Through The Change”, Janice Daugharty 2014 University of San Francisco

“Going Through The Change”, Janice Daugharty

Ontario Review

Janice Daugharty's first novel, Dark of the Moon, was published last spring. "Going Through the Change" is the title story of her first collection of short fiction just published by OR Press. She lives on a 200-acre farm with her husband in South Georgia.


Private Speech, Public Pain: The Power Of Women's Laments In Ancient Greek Poetry And Tragedy, Olivia Dunham 2014 Illinois Wesleyan University

Private Speech, Public Pain: The Power Of Women's Laments In Ancient Greek Poetry And Tragedy, Olivia Dunham

CrissCross

Women’s discourse in Greek society has been traditionally controlled and restricted by strict sociocultural codes. Barred from participating in the exclusively male public political scene, women have developed another mode of expressing their concerns and opinions about the world around them-through performance of ritual laments. In these songs of mourning women are empowered through their pain to address publicly issues of social importance; the most successful performers skillfully weave sometimes abrasive, often persuasive, and always highly charged judicial and political language into their lament. Women use this medium of public mourning as a protected vehicle through which they pronounce ...


Which Side Are You On?, Olga J. Northwood 2014 Western Michigan University

Which Side Are You On?, Olga J. Northwood

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

A poem by Olga Northwood.


The Challenges Of Being A College Student, Olivia Reardon 2014 Framingham State University

The Challenges Of Being A College Student, Olivia Reardon

English 110: Expository Writing

No abstract provided.


Life After High School, Marissa Gross 2014 Framingham State University

Life After High School, Marissa Gross

English 110: Expository Writing

No abstract provided.


College Life, Doug Stuart 2014 Framingham State University

College Life, Doug Stuart

English 110: Expository Writing

No abstract provided.


What Motivates Me?, Devan Peterson 2014 Framingham State University

What Motivates Me?, Devan Peterson

English 110: Expository Writing

No abstract provided.


College, Olivia Holmes 2014 Framingham State University

College, Olivia Holmes

English 110: Expository Writing

No abstract provided.


Is This Education Worth It?, Shelby Sharp 2014 Framingham State University

Is This Education Worth It?, Shelby Sharp

English 110: Expository Writing

No abstract provided.


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