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Jacques Derrida in 1952

In October 1952, at age 22, Jacques Derrida begins his studies at the École normale supérieure in Paris.

Peeters, Benoît. Derrida. Paris: Flammarion, 2010. pp. 71-84


William S. Burroughs, "Junk" (novel completed in 1952)

Semi-autobiographical first novel by William S. Burroughs, written 1950-1952, renamed Junkie when first published in 1953 (under the pseudonym, “William Lee”), and later released as  48 more words


1954: ...And Now Miguel (a manual for herding sheep)


Sally’s Rating: 1/5

Joseph Krumgold’s …And Now Miguel is about a young boy who desperately wants to travel with his family when they go on their annual sheep drive up the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. 289 more words

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Take Back the Basics: Kitchens – Designs, Layouts, and Appliances

Good morning, class. I hope you had a great summer and are prepared to learn this year.

For those who are new, I’m the Culinary Arts and History teacher, Ms. 3,309 more words

America And Food

The Professional Arranger Composer - As It Applies To My Life

If you were

to hear

my life

in music,

I fear you

would shudder,

plug your ears,

Leave the room. My


Discordant, now,

Shrill. 260 more words

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