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Getting started in poetry

Getting started in poetry

Ivy Marie Clarke, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer April 16, 2020
To get you started, here are some poets I recommend looking into, categorized by style and subject.
Jordan Dominy, Mercer alumni, has published a new book discussing the influence of Southern literature during the time of the Cold War. Photo provided by Jordan Dominy

Mercer alumnus publishes book on the impact of Southern literature during the Cold War era

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer February 15, 2020
“My book examines the role that Southern literature, and to a degree the study of Southern literature in universities, played in Cold War culture in the United States in the 20th century,” Dominy said. “This was important for the time because the United States was actively expanding its political system and interests to counter global interventions from the communists in the USSR.” 
A Great Books student's desk is covered with the books assigned in the first semester of the program.

Opinion: How to understand Mercer’s Great Books program

Morgan Prillaman, Contributing Writer November 24, 2019

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. As Plato says, opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance, so I hope...

Which came first, Great Books, or the distribution track?

Zachry Lauersdorf October 5, 2011

New students at Mercer University are presented with many opportunities to diversify their educational experience and become well-rounded individuals. As a requirement for a diverse education, Mercer University...

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