Joseph J. Ellis
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‘Reading Jackie’: When Literary Choices Become Biography
23 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

Despite her love of books, Jackie Kennedy Onassis spent a lifetime trying to prevent people from writing about her, sometimes with the accompanying threat of legal action. Her entire life was led with one arm thrust outward, eyes cast downward, keeping the world at bay.


American Creation by Joseph J. Ellis
20 Dec 2007 // 3:00 PM

One hates to say that it brings history alive, but that's exactly what this kind of storytelling can, and does, accomplish.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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