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@dannygorny
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Member since February, 2014
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dannygorny 

If you're looking for writing or proofreading that gets everything right the first time, then I'm the freelancer for you. I have a graduate degree in English, and 7 years of experience writing and editing/rewriting academic prose. Even better, I have significant experience working in communications, product descriptions, and copy writing. I am confident that my experience and qualifications will suit your needs, so don't hesitate to get in touch!
$35 USD/hr
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Recent Reviews

Experience

Sessional Lecturer

Sep 2009

Summary: Designed courses and teaching materials, including exams, and essay assignments, Taught literary analysis, numeracy, argumentation, grammar and stylistics to native speakers and ESL students. Wrote and delivered engaging lectures.

Education

Master of Arts

2006 - 2007 (1 year)

Bachelor of Arts (English)

2001 - 2006 (5 years)

Certifications

Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 2 (2005)

The Japan Foundation

Certifies I can speak, write, read, and listen to Japanese at the near-native fluency level.

Publications

"Why So Saracen? Using Villains to Define the Nation in the Thornton Manuscripts"

Argues that the romances collected by Robert Thornton employ the figure of the Saracen to allow for an early expression of national identity discourse. Arthurian romances in the Lincoln MS postulate England as a site where concord is possible, and Charlemagne romances in the London MS represent France as misgoverned. Saracens, as nebulous and ubiquitous medieval villains, expose simultaneously the (real or imagined) laudable elements of English culture and the weaknesses of French culture