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Masquers nail cerebral conflict of Six Characters in Search of an Author

Masquers nail cerebral conflict of <em>Six Characters in Search of an Author</em>

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 02/14/19 It’s fairly safe to say that tackling metafiction — stories about stories — is a risky move. It’s easy for an author to disillusion an audience by getting into the philosophy of their craft. However, when a deep dive into this philosophy is played for laughs, as is the […]

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 During a stormy summer on Lake Geneva in Switzerland 200 years ago, Mary Shelley penned her famous novel Frankenstein for a writing competition between friends. It is a story that has captivated and horrified audiences for ages. In an effort to celebrate the classic’s longevity, the history of its […]

Computer Science professor investigates author’s true identity

Computer Science professor investigates author’s true identity

Gabriella DiPietro 10/26/17 When an author writes a novel, their name is displayed on the cover to receive acknowledgement and credit, but sometimes, authors write under pseudonyms to mask their true identity from readers. Recently, however, experts, including Duquesne Computer Science Professor Patrick Juola, have been able to unmask these authors and reveal the true […]

Campus mourns former political science professor

Campus mourns former political science professor

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/19/17 Duquesne is mourning the loss of one of their own after the sudden passing of Leslie Rubin, a former long-time political science professor and wife of current political science professor, Charles Rubin. Charles is on sabbatical at Princeton this semester and Leslie was living with him when she was […]

Duquesne helps with archiving of Blessed John Newman’s work

Duquesne helps with archiving of Blessed John Newman’s work

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer 10/19/17 The late Catholic Cardinal John Henry Newman was many things — an Anglican priest, a Catholic convert, a poet, a lecturer and if his 40 published books and roughly 21,000 remaining letters are any indication, a prolific writer. When he died in 1890 at age 89, he left behind […]