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What does COE stand for?

COE stands for Course of Empire (band)


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It renders the story of America and our westward course of empire in the most beautiful and heartbreaking manner imaginable.
116-17) Charting the course of empire through a catalogue of the material culture appropriated by missionaries from "all the countries they have been" (and, chillingly, from peoples who no longer exist), this passage brilliantly underscores Walker's ability to maintain the integrity of the narrative's personal perspective - here that of a young girl's wonder at her first glimpse into the riches of her African heritage - even as she simultaneously invites readers to resituate that perspective in a wider context of race and class.
It was near this site that photographer Mark Ruwedel was inspired to begin his series "Westward the Course of Empire," 1994-2007.
Wallace returns here to concerns he first dealt with explicitly in his novella Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way: the self-conscious fiction of the high postmodernists has been popularized into a cheap cynicism, a celebration of surface and the denial of depth, and a tendency to label any assertion about anything as hopelessly naive; fiction needs to build on the technical and thematic innovations of postmodern literature and find a way to break through the cynicism and the superficiality of contemporary society so as to say something true about being human.