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Post 10: Summary of my Summer Work

By • Aug 22nd, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

As the summer comes to a close, I’m pleased with the progress I’ve made through my research and I am looking forward to the work on my Honors thesis in my last two semesters at William and Mary. I will be able to incorporate the materials I found in my trip by means of thorough…
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Post 9: Finishing Up

By • Aug 22nd, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

It’s exciting to be getting ready to begin the Fall semester and all of the Honors work ahead! Looking back, I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to have been able to travel to several archives and to be able to access the special collections archives at three Ivy-League universities. No doubt, my work over…
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Post 8: Materials to Photocopy

By • Aug 21st, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

During my research this summer, I also watched the film made of West’s novel The Day of the Locust in addition to re-reading the novel and writing notes about it with use of supplementary studies written on West. Interestingly, studies usually ignore or sideline West’s lesser known works and only very recently have his unpublished…
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Post 7: Fun Facts and more research.

By • Aug 20th, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

I’m continuing to research West by writing summaries of the materials I found on my trip as well as re-reading all of West’s novels and minor works. Looking over my work this summer, I’m pleased to have made much progress on my thesis and I look forward to the intense and rewarding work ahead of…
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Final Summer Thoughts on Northern Ireland

By • Aug 13th, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research

     Wow!  What a rewarding time it’s been…      Since I’m going back to school later this week, I decided to wrap up the “Summer” part of my research, and I will take a decent break on anything Terence O’Neill-related for awhile.  It will be good to clear my head from the constant flow…
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Post 6: Go West, Young Man.

By • Aug 13th, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

In the last few weeks since I’ve returned from my trip I’ve been delving into the materials I found in addition to working through supplementary and secondary writings on West. Fredric Jameson’s Postmodernism book has been interesting and I hope to use it in my thesis as I think West’s work anticipates many trends Jameson…
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Post 5: Yale University, Beinecke Library: Lots of Letters (Edward Millman, Nathanael West Project)

By • Jul 11th, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

On the last stop of my trip today at Yale University where I have spent the day at the Beinecke Library (bein is pronounced like stein apparently) looking at West’s letters to William Carlos Williams and Josephine Hebst, as well as correspondence from Hebst and others regarding West after his death. I have quite a…
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Post 4: What I Found at Brown (Edward Millman, Nathanael West Project)

By • Jul 10th, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

Brown University’s John Hay Library, my second stop in my travels, proved to be an incredibly worthwhile stop. This archive houses a great deal of material on S.J. Perelman, the comic writer who was West’s brother-in-law and frequent collaborator. During this visit, I found a never-before-published manuscript of a play co-written by West and Perelman…
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Post 3: First Stop, Harvard (Edward Millman, Nathanael West Project)

By • Jul 9th, 2019 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research, William and Mary

Just finished my work in the archives at the Houghton Library at Harvard. There were lots of papers regarding New Directions and West’s work, mostly between West’s estate and other people involved with West’s more sucessful posthumous publications. Additionally, I saw F. Scott Fitzgerald’s recomendation for West’s Guggenheim Fellowship application (West did not receive a…
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Protein Immobilization Research Final Update

By • Aug 1st, 2018 • Category: Charles Center, Honors Thesis, Research

As the last week of research approaches, it is rewarding to look back and see all that I have learned. The last two weeks have been extremely productive: I’ve successfully cloned SSO into another plasmid and expressed both the wild type and a mutant version. Furthermore, I’ve been able to run reactions showing the sustained […]

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