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The Legacy of Friedrich Engels in Modern Manhattan


Friedrich Engels left a huge impression on his readers when his piece titled The Conditions of the Working Class in England in 1844 was published in Germany in 1845 and then translated into… Continue reading

“The Standard” Shapes Our Encounters with Nature


How we encounter and view nature is constantly being challenged throughout British literature. We are given both the masculine and feminine viewpoints of what it means to perceive the landscape. In Wordsworth’s piece… Continue reading

The Context of Theatre, Nature, and Science in Burke’s “Reflections”


The French Revolution started in France in 1789 and lasted until 1799. It marked the upheaval and eventual abolition of the French monarchy. The ten year span saw major events such as the… Continue reading

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