The Sophomores of Radcliffe

Or, James Trafton and His Bosom Friends

Author: Elijah Kellogg

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Category: College costs

Page: 281

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The Sophomores of Radcliffe - Or James Trafton and His Bosom Friends

Author: Elijah Kellogg

Publisher: Ballou Press

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Page: 292

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This early works on The Sophomores of Radcliffe, is a fascinating novel and still an interesting read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Sophomores of Radcliffe: Or, James Trafton and His Bosom Friends

Author: Elijah Kellogg

Publisher: Wentworth Press

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Category: History

Page: 294

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Frank Merriwell and the Fiction of All-American Boyhood

The Progressive Era Creation of the Schoolboy Sports Story

Author: Ryan K. Anderson

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

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Category: History

Page: 293

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Gilbert Patten, writing as Burt L. Standish, made a career of generating serialized twenty-thousand-word stories featuring his fictional creation Frank Merriwell, a student athlete at Yale University who inspired others to emulate his example of manly boyhood. Patten and his publisher, Street and Smith, initially had only a general idea about what would constitute Merriwell’s adventures and who would want to read about them when they introduced the hero in the dime novel Tip Top Weekly in 1896, but over the years what took shape was a story line that capitalized on middle-class fears about the insidious influence of modern life on the nation’s boys. Merriwell came to symbolize the Progressive Era debate about how sport and school made boys into men. The saga featured the attractive Merriwell distinguishing between “good” and “bad” girls and focused on his squeaky-clean adventures in physical development and mentorship. By the serial’s conclusion, Merriwell had opened a school for “weak and wayward boys” that made him into a figure who taught readers how to approximate his example. In Frank Merriwell and the Fiction of All-American Boyhood, Anderson treats Tip Top Weekly as a historical artifact, supplementing his reading of its text, illustrations, reader letters, and advertisements with his use of editorial correspondence, memoirs, trade journals, and legal documents. Anderson blends social and cultural history, with the history of business, gender, and sport, along with a general examination of childhood and youth in this fascinating study of how a fictional character was used to promote a homogeneous “normal” American boyhood rooted in an assumed pecking order of class, race, and gender.

Brenda ́s Cousin at Radcliffe

Author: Helen Leah Reed

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

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Category: Fiction

Page: 252

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Reproduction of the original: Brenda ́s Cousin at Radcliffe by Helen Leah Reed

Complete Book of Colleges, 2005

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: The Princeton Review

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Category: Reference

Page: 1499

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Encompassing profiles of every four-year college in the United States, an updated guide provides detailed information on academic programs, admissions requirements, financial aid, services, housing, athletics, contact names, and more for 1,600 four-year colleges throughout the U.S. Original. 22,000 first printing.

The Challenge of Change

Perspectives on Family, Work, and Education

Author: Martina S. Horner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

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Category: Social Science

Page: 329

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This book is a compilation and update of a group of provocative papers presented at the Radcliffe College invitational conference, "Perspectives on the Patterns of an Era: Family, Work, and Education." A scholarly event saluting Radcliffe's centenary, the conference examined a range of indicators of social change, particularly as they relate to women in America in the last two decades. The program was interdisciplinary, bringing together scholars from economics, history, psychology, sociol ogy, and psychiatry. Each conference participant was asked to explore, theoretically and empirically, the lessons of our social history and, as much as possible, to separate myth from reality with regard to recent changes in patterns of family life, work, and education. Particular emphasis was given to the examination of the rapid changes-or what have been assumed to be the rapid changes-of the last two decades. In addition, participants ana lyzed the perceived and actual costs and benefits associated with chang ing lifestyles, for women and men as individuals and for society as a whole. Finally, they considered the implications of their findings for the future and identified areas for further research.

The College Handbook

Author: College Entrance Examination Board

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Category: Universities and colleges

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