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Sven Stolpe: The Swedish Waugh

“A writer, journalist, hagiographer, playwright, cultural critic, and Catholic convert became well known in Sweden during large parts of the 20th century. The man was Sven Stolpe…”

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The Pleasure of His Majesty: Kingship in the Works of the Inklings

“Their kings are neither the figureheads with which we are familiar in everyday life nor the all-powerful despots the modern mind conjures up…Rather, they are mythic figures of romance, images, like their prototypes of Arthur and Charlemagne, of Christ the King.”

No True Knight: A Critique of Chivalry in George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire”

“With A Song of Ice and Fire unfinished, the question remains open whether Martin believes the purification of chivalry, on a large scale and for the long term, is likely, or even possible…”

Imperiling Empowerment: An Analysis of “Let It Go” in Disney’s “Frozen”

“‘Let It Go’ informs the audience of the evil and the despair that Elsa has the potential to fall into, while keeping her a completely sympathetic character…”

The Death of General Wolfe: A Social Commentary on Art and Identity

“He responded that he was a French and Indian War reenactor, a devotee of British General James Wolfe…In fact, he said had just participated in a living tableau of Benjamin West’s iconic painting of Wolfe’s death.”

A One of a Kind Lady: A Tribute to My Grandmother Lucy

“I remember vividly the times I spent with her on family trips to New Jersey over the years, and I fondly reminisce on all the adventures we had together…”

Angels Among Us: A Survey of the Heavenly Host

“I can only speculate that those of us who have experienced the protection of our Guardian Angels are not yet needed in the afterlife, and that we are to continue with whatever we are called to do…”

Memoir of a Soldier Boy: Christmas Reflections in the Aftermath of the First World War

“Suddenly even Christmas paled by comparison…From that day on, I wanted only to be a soldier.”