Washington State Magazine

Tag: Popular culture

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Asian American Women’s Popular Literature
Fall 2014
Since Nathaniel Hawthorne famously complained about the “damned mob of scribbling women” in 1855, much has changed in American literary and popular culture, not least the nation’s racial demographics, which now include substantial numbers...
Categories: Literature, Cultural studies
Tags: Asian Americans, Popular culture, Women

With Amusement for All: A History of American Popular Culture since 1830
Spring 2007
For many years, the study of popular culture, like comedian Rodney Dangerfield, "got no respect." Only with the vast amount of excellent, sophisticated research in the last three decades has the culture preferred by millions of Americans become serio...
Categories: History
Tags: Popular culture

Winter 2007
When it comes to fame and poetry, the locus classicus surely must be this passage from Milton's "Lycidas": "Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise / (That last infirmity of noble mind) / To scorn delights, and live laborious days." We of t...
Categories: Poetry
Tags: Popular culture