Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

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Event Highlights

HAPPY HOLIDAYS.
Classes resume Jan. 12.

Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. 2015 Writing Awards:

4:30 PM, Rangos Ballroom, Cohon University Center

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Faculty Books

Oddo, John. Intertextuality and the 24-Hour News Cycle: A Day in the Rhetorical Life of Colin Powell's U.N. Address. Michigan State University Press, 2014.

Intertextuality and the 24-Hour News Cycle

(see other titles by English faculty)