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Wayne Pounds
Works at Aoyama Gakuin U.
Attended Kansas U. Grad School
Lives in Tokyo
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George Walker Pound, Sheriff of Tobucksy County, Choctaw Nation
George Pound received his calling to a career pursuing criminals early, when bushwhackers entered the family's home and killed his father with a shotgun blast. The family had been sitting down eating supper. This was Pontotoc County, part of the old Chickas...
George Pound received his calling to a career pursuing criminals early, when bushwhackers entered the family's home and killed his father with a shotgun blast. The family had been sitting down eating supper. This was Pontotoc...
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As law and order arrived, the West became less hospitable to outlaws, forcing them like Huck Finn to head for the territories--Indian and later Oklahoma Territory. Just as in a drought, when a stream dries up the fish collect in pools, so Oklahoma was the l...
As law and order arrived, the West became less hospitable to outlaws, forcing them like Huck Finn to head for the territories--Indian and later Oklahoma Territory. Just as in a drought, when a stream dries up the fish collect...
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East Kentucky Comes to Lincoln County
[From my forthcoming book, The Lonesome Death of Billy Grayson ] During the period from 1890 to 1910, eastern Kentucky was famous for feuds. The eastern papers had followed the Hatfield-McCoy feud, exaggerating it into a notoriety and fame that remains to o...
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Dining the Dead at Ugarit
Dining the Dead: at Ugarit, the Rephaim ( rpum  ) and Marzeah ( mrzh ) Rephaim :  spirits of deceased and deified ancestors, wined and dined in communal meals with the family, like the Marzeah of the Hebrew scriptures. Same word in the Ugarit Rephaim texts ...
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Grand Center
Section 3 ,  Iowa Township , Lincoln County, OK Grand Center Pop. 50 (1906) In memory of Celia daughter of Bertha Anderson Olson born April 1872 in Hansingland, Sweden married in Maysville Missouri on September 26 1889 to George Benjamin Pounds in 1891 deli...
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For you Lincoln County history buffs out there, have a look at my new book, non-fiction narratives based on old newspaper archives & photos: The Lonesome Death of Billie Grayson, and Other Killings in Early-Day Lincoln County: https://www.tatepublishing.com...
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Lillibridge, Pioneer Days
Pioneer Days of E. B. Lillibridge  as Told to H. E. Lillibridge (from the Lincoln Co. News , 1958) I was born on a farm in Ohio December 6, 1865. Desiring to move westward the family migrated to Kansas where farming conditions were better.  . . . In Septemb...
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"Wellston Colony" Mirage
The “Wellston Colony” Mirage References to a “Wellston Colony” supposed to have existed at the beginning of the twentieth century have become so common that the first thing to be said about it is this: it never existed. In the field of bibliography, a phras...
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Graves' Golden Ass and Ancient Anti-Judaism
Forthcoming study of the sources used by Robert Graves in writing  King Jesus , with particular focus on the brilliant image of the Golden Ass (a.k.a. "the golden ass-mask of Dora" and "the mask of Nimrod"). I'd be happy to hear from anyone interested in th...
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The Pond: Poems from Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond
Also at Amazon.com : The Pond : Poems from Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond   Paperback   – November 21, 2011 by  Wayne Pounds     (Author)       2 customer reviews See all formats and editions Paperback   $9.89 3 Used  from  $8.12 9 New  from  $6.99
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Teacher, Writer, Daddy
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  • Aoyama Gakuin U.
    Prof. of Amer. Lit., 1989 - present
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Tokyo
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EMAIL: wapo "at" cl.aoyama.ac.jp
Introduction
Practitioner of Verse. Professor of American Literature at Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, 1989 to present.
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First child born, ae. 57. Books published on Amazon--see links at lower right.
Education
  • Kansas U. Grad School
    American Literature, 1970 - 1976
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