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David Foster Wallace on Tax Policy, How to Be an Adult, and Other Mysteries of the Universe

Pittsburgh Tax Review, Vol. 12, 2015, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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Originality

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 1988, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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'We Do Not Sow': The Economics and Politics of A Song of Ice and Fire

Capitalism and Commerce in Imaginative Literature, edited by Ed Younkins (Lexington Books, 2015, pp. 385-398).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Angers
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Literary Sleuths Online: e-Research Collaboration on the Pynchon Wiki

Information, Communication & Society, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 25-45, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and GSCM-Montpellier Business School
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Memory and Morals in Memento: Hume at the Movies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Guelph-Humber
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I Got the Shotgun: Reflections on The Wire, Prosecutors and Omar Little

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Crime, Legitimacy, Our Criminal Network, and the Wire

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, 2011, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-34
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
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Blood Sack to Sacks of Blood: The Social Acceptance of the Vampire in Popular Culture

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Massey University
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The Philosophy of Tax: A Review of David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Writing and Terror: Don Delillo on the Task of Literature After 9/11

Law & Literature, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 277-302, 2007, Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies Paper No. 07-133
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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Hemingway Meets Beckett: Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road'

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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Operation of Ideology in Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Karaj Branch
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William Gibson's Pattern Recognition: Jet-Lagged Intimations of the Present

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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Moby Dylan: An Analysis of Bob Dylan’s Summary of Moby-Dick in His 2017 Nobel Lecture

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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David Foster Wallace on Tax Policy, How to Be an Adult, and Other Mysteries of the Universe

Pittsburgh Tax Review, Vol. 12, No. p. 89, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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Fore-Shadowed: Where Rex Stout Got the Idea for Fer-De-Lance

Green Bag Almanac and Reader, pp. 249-312, 2012, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-49
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Green Bag Almanac & Reader
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Palahniuk’s Tyranny of Language and Ontological Minimalism

Online Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 26-32, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Griffith University - Socio-Legal Research Centre
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Translational Eschatology, Death, and the Absence of God in Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies, Vol. 1 No. 2; July 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alberta
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Are There No Citizens in Gilead? - A Civic Reading of Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Novel: 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Department of Social Sciences
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Is Go Set a Watchman Authentic?

47 Cumberland Law Review 101 (2016)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
South Texas College of Law Houston
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The Fertile 'Third Space' in Jhumpa Lahiri's Stories

International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies, Vol. 1 No. 3; October 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Karaj Branch and Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Karaj Branch
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Decline in Academe

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, Johnson Research, Perth and The University of Western Australia - UWA Business School
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The End of Something Short: Hemingway's Use of Repetition as A Closing Device in Five Short Stories

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
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Cyberspace Everting: William Gibson's Spook Country

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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The Forever War: Haldeman's Lessons for Contemporary Wars

The New York Review of Science Fiction, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
George Fox University
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Atticus, Uprising

Cumberland Law Review 47.1 (Winter 2016)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent Scholar
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The Popular Prosecutor: Mr. District Attorney and the Television Stars of American Law

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 16, No. 1, Autumn 2012, pp. 61-68, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-72
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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'I Could Right What Had Been Made Wrong': Laila Lalami's Appropriation of Aphra Behn's Oroonoko

Arab World English Journal (AWEJ), Vol. 6, No. 3, p.191-204, September 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Jordan - Department of English Language and Literature
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Solar Storms as a Representative of Eco-Feminism

NUML Journal, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 47-64, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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Quit Your Kvetching: The Humor of Woody Allen

Essays in Philosophy, 12:2 (2011), pp. 345-362
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of New Orleans
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Josef Kavalier's Odyssey: Epic Echoes in Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 04 May 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Rhetoric of Race, Redemption, and Will Contests: Inheritance as Reparations in John Grisham's Sycamore Row

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 889, 2018
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 14 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
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Revisiting the Theatre of the Absurd in Christopher Durang’s 'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls' (1993) and 'Desire, Desire, Desire' (1995)

Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on Literature No. 3 October, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
British University in Egypt
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Assimiliation and Its Discontents in Ala Al Aswany’s Chicago

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Al-Aqsa University
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Military Techno-Thriller Fiction and the Bestseller List, 1985-2000

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Miami-Dade Community College
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Nothing's Stopping You: Spirituality and Truth in 'Exit Interview'

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
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The Decline of the Spy Story and the Transformation of the Thriller in the 1990s: The Data From the Bestseller List

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Miami-Dade Community College
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Images of Diluted Masculinity of Contemporary Vampire Characters through Racial Discourse in Modern American Gothic

IJAS - International Journal of Arts & Sciences - ISSN: 1944-6934, Vol. 09(02), p. 335–356, 2016,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU)
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The Rise and Fall of the Military Techno-Thriller

Internet Review of Science Fiction, November 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Miami-Dade Community College
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The Strategies in Translating English Metaphors into Thai: A Case Study of the American Novel Percy Jackson

AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume 2, Number 2, May 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Huawei Technology and Thammasat University - Language Institute
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The Gothic Vampire's Construction as a Gender and Racial Discourse of Western Capitalism's White Masculinity

CIJSSE - Canadian International Journal of Social Science And Education, Volume 5 - January 2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU)
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Inaudible Voice of Pecola in Toni Morrison’s Novel the Bluest Eye

International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT: IJRHAL) Vol. 6, Issue 1, Jan 2018, 335-33
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Feb 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Nirmala College for Women - Department of English and Nirmala College for Women
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How Do You Read a Riddle? Patrick Lane's Winter Sequence

Nathalie Cooke, “How do You Read a Riddle? Patrick Lane's Winter Sequence” in Inside the Poem. Ed. W. H. New. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1992. 130-138.,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
McGill University
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Of Alternate Nineteenth Centuries: The Enduring Appeal of Steampunk

Internet Review of Science Fiction, July 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Miami-Dade Community College
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Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie in the Perspective of Existentialism – A Critical Analysis

International Journal of English and Literature (IJEL), Vol. 7, Issue 1, Feb 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore - Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Students and Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) - School of Social Sciences and Languages
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Third-Space Encounters and Unexpected Forms of Resistance in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Volume 69, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Shiraz University and Shiraz University
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'The Road', y compañía ('The Road' & Company)

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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A Review of Stacy G.C. Jernigan, He Watches All My Paths (2019)

Forthcoming, 16 State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section, Newsletter No. 2 (Spring 2019)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.
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The Representation of Muslim Characters in Post 9/11 Fiction

AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume3, Number1. February 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Department of English Language and Literature Faculty of Letters and Languages, University of Mustapha Stambouli and Department of English Faculty of Letters and Languages, University of Tlemcen
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'Cycles Upon Cycles, Stories Upon Stories': Contemporary Audio Media and Podcast Horror's New Frights

Palgrave Communications, Vol. 3, 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Salford
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