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Literature and the Future of the Past

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A mass grave was dug for the bodies of many of the more than 200 Sioux men, women, and children shot by U.S. cavalrymen in December 1890 at Wounded Knee, S.D.
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I'm an English professor because I love to help students probe the texture of a masterfully crafted image or the gnarly complexity of a brilliant sentence; because I cherish those moments when a student’s face registers that an epiphany has just...

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