L’arrogance de la Jeunesse - The Swagger of Youth: A Collection of Verse

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AuthorHouse, Sep 26, 2012 - Poetry - 268 pages
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The fascination for poetry, along with classical music and liturgy, began at an early age. In this collection of verse and prose-poems, themes range from childhood recollections to contemporary issues to the whimsical. L’arrogance de la Jeunesse -The Swagger of Youth: A Collection of Verse is a reflection of personal insights and eclectic perspectives drawn from a unique cultural background and a life enriched with curious, dangerous, and always enlightening experiences.
 

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Contents

On Reading and Writing Essays
2
Piano
8
W SomersetMaugham The Summing Up
16
Education
40
Theory and Practicein Higher Education
42
Education and the Learning Process
58
The Education of Teachers Teachersas Agents of Change
62
Discovery
72
The Wages of Education and the Poverty of Value
147
Deceit
152
From the Sin Grows the Commandment
154
To All Artists True As Truths Simplicity
160
Honor
162
One Year in the House of Pain
164
Hill of Sacrifi ce
188
Three Guineas Virginia Woolf
194

Aunt Dorothy
74
Time That Takes Survey of the World
82
War
86
Begotten By Despair Upon Impossibility
88
No Greater Sorrow Than Happiness in Misery
92
On Discovering the Brevity of Life
98
Poets Are the Trumpets Which Sing to Battle
104
On His Blindness John Milton 1655
108
Evil
112
Justification of Heinous Acts and the Stern Imposition of Reality
114
Folly
140
Cab Driver
143
Men War and Socialization A Project Study from a Personal Perspective
204
On the Fedala Road Burmese Days and Viet Nam
216
Shame
224
Hawaii Parodies
226
The Indignity of Death
232
People
240
The Parliament of Fools with apologies to Geoffrey Chaucer Language and Socialisation
242
Work Immigration Gender New Subjects of Cultural Politics
246
Gender Race and Nation in a Transnational Frame
250
Writers and the People About Whom They Write
252
Still Life Mary Gordon
256
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