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Prof. Jenijoy Labelle

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Professor Emerita of English Lite...

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California Institute of Technology
1200 E California Blvd # 5 32
Pasadena, California 91125
United States

Company Description: With an outstanding faculty, including four Nobel laureates, and such off-campus facilities as the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Palomar Observatory, and the W.M.Keck...   more
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Burdened with beauty, brains, a name ...
www.pasadenastarnews.com, 11 Dec 2011 [cached]
Burdened with beauty, brains, a name like Jenijoy, and a breathy Marilyn Monroe-voice, it must have been extra tough to level the academic playing field when Jenijoy LaBelle became the first woman hired as an assistant professor at Caltech, in 1969. LaBelle, now a Caltech professor emerita of English literature, was the guest speaker at the annual Yuletide fete for members of The Associates, Caltech's 95-year-old support organization. More than 100 Associates turned out for the luncheon held on Dec. 2, at the Caltech Athenaeum.
Titled "Random Reflections: On Innocence and Experience at Caltech," LaBelle chronicled her four decades teaching Shakespeare, Milton, and Donne to future rocket scientists. "The title of my talk should be `Ignorance and Then Some Experience,' " she said.
The Easy Path to Publication is paved with Your Dollars: Ideas & Identities of India Pakistan
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Professor Jenijoy LaBelle, professor of Literature at Caltech, carried out this test.After going through the advertisement of poetry.com she convinced three of her friends to make a submission.
Professor Jenijoy LaBelle, a ...
www.santacruzsentinel.com, 15 July 2007 [cached]
Professor Jenijoy LaBelle, a lit professor at Caltech, has stronger words about poetry scams: "Maybe nothing illegal is going on, but something unethical as well as unpoetical certainly is"
Jenijoy La Belle says ...
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Jenijoy La Belle says her 1920s cottage "has great flow."Her living room has timbered ceilings and arched walls; Zeus looks down from an oversized fireplace, and a Farahan Sarouk rug radiates color.
By BETTIJANE LEVINE The Los Angeles Times
April 14, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST
"Every morning I shower with Milton," says Jenijoy La Belle, referring to tiles she found on eBay and installed on her shower wall.
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"She thought they were salacious," La Belle says."I kept telling her: ‘Think Adam, think Eve, think the Bible.'" It didn't work.
La Belle has lived in her little 1920s cottage in Pasadena, Calif., for a decade, and says she's still surprised she found something so Elizabethan, so poetic.A Shakespeare and Blake scholar and professor of English at the California Institute of Technology, she spends much of her mental time in the 17th and 18th centuries.And she has turned her little compound (a one-bedroom house and a separate structure, which she uses as her library) into an ode to her passion for poetry.
The library, a stand-alone room with a fireplace, is a favorite spot for La Belle's ...
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"The house has great flow," says La Belle, 63, something that adds immensely to its pleasures."You walk from each small, narrow doorway or hall into wide open spaces.It's true of every room in the house."And although many architects talk of the trend to smaller houses as something new, La Belle says her small house proves great minds were thinking that way more than eight decades ago in Pasadena.Alcoves in the bedroom, bathroom and kitchen make the rooms feel spacious and airy.
The house is filled with La Belle's lifelong collection of tapestries, engravings, drawings, carvings and, yes, even a few tchotchkes.A small golden bicycle, which she believes was owned by dwarfs in a South American circus, is something she picked up in Portugal that now hangs on her front porch.A small silvery cast of a man's foot, picked up in a novelty store, bears a drop of "blood" that La Belle painted on it, to resemble stigmata.
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It is a beam-ceilinged, stand-alone room with a fireplace and small bath, which La Belle has converted to a library.Previous owners had used it as a bedroom, she says.
She also uses the room for dinner parties, she says."Of course, I have to run out here from the kitchen with the food, but it's a very short distance.And friends like the fact that they can easily reach for a dictionary when we debate the meaning of a word."The living room was the most difficult for her to furnish, she says."That corner fireplace is big enough to park a Volkswagen in. It's really too big for the room," she says, which is why she likes it so much.She placed stone lions on the hearth, but couldn't decide what to do with the mantel, which is carved wood.
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