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Coleridge, Thoreau, And The Transatlantic ‘Riddle Of The World', Samantha Harvey 2016 Boise State University

Coleridge, Thoreau, And The Transatlantic ‘Riddle Of The World', Samantha Harvey

Samantha Harvey

[No abstract available.]


Thoreau And Romanticism, Samantha Harvey 2016 Boise State University

Thoreau And Romanticism, Samantha Harvey

Samantha Harvey

[No abstract available.]


From Slave Cabins To The White House: Homemaking Anxiety In African American Culture, Koritha Mitchell 2016 Ohio State University - Main Campus

From Slave Cabins To The White House: Homemaking Anxiety In African American Culture, Koritha Mitchell

Koritha Mitchell

A book-length study of what I call "homemaking anxiety," which I first began defining in the article "Mamie Bradley's Unbearable Burden." It is "the palpable tension that emerges when African Americans, especially women, continue to invest in homemaking even while seeing the signs that it won't yield for them the respectability or safety that it should." This project traces the imprint this tension has left on black cultural production, from slavery to the Age of Michelle Obama. Performance theory influences my examination of a wide array of texts—whether novels, plays, or the performance text that is Mrs ...


Alexander Arbuthnot And The Lyric In Post-Reformation Scotland, Joanna Martin 2016 University of Nottingham

Alexander Arbuthnot And The Lyric In Post-Reformation Scotland, Joanna Martin

Studies in Scottish Literature

Presents the first critical discussion of manuscript poems in the Maitland Quarto attributable to Alexander Arbuthnot (1538-1583), the first Protestant principal of King's College, Aberdeen; gives detailed discussion of attribution and textual issues; and discusses the effects of religious change on Arbuthnot's writing of amatory, ethical and devotional lyric in post-Reformation Scotland.


Edinburgh Monuments, The Literary Canon, And Cultural Nationalism: A Comparative Perspective, Silvia Mergenthal 2016 University of Konstantz

Edinburgh Monuments, The Literary Canon, And Cultural Nationalism: A Comparative Perspective, Silvia Mergenthal

Studies in Scottish Literature

Building on comparative studies of the "memory landscapes" of cities and monuments, describes three different monument series in Edinburgh, the Canongate Wall at the Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood, the flagstone quotations in Makar's Court near the Writers' Museum, and the grouped herms in the Edinburgh Business Park; discusses how the authors included in each series were selected and how each relates to the formal and informal Scottish literary canon; and briefly indicates what comparative scholarship suggests about the relation of such monuments to the development of cultural nationalism.


Mobbing, (Dis)Order And The Literary Pig In The Tale Of Colkelbie Sow, Pars Prima, Caitlin Flynn 2016 University of St Andrews

Mobbing, (Dis)Order And The Literary Pig In The Tale Of Colkelbie Sow, Pars Prima, Caitlin Flynn

Studies in Scottish Literature

Sets the portrayal of the pig in the anonymous Scots fifteenth-century poem The Tale of Colkelbie Sow in the context of medieval fears of social disorder and mob rule, drawing on medieval accounts of the criminal trials of unruly pigs and other animals, and recent discussions of Scottish and medieval literary humour.


'Rebellious Highlanders': The Reception Of Corsica In The Edinburgh Periodical Press, 1730-1800, Rhona Brown 2016 University of Glasgow

'Rebellious Highlanders': The Reception Of Corsica In The Edinburgh Periodical Press, 1730-1800, Rhona Brown

Studies in Scottish Literature

Examines the way Scottish periodicals, especially the Weekly Magazine and the Caledonian Mercury, reported and discussed the nationalist resistance in Corsica against first Genoese and then French rule; recalibrates the role of James Boswell in shaping Scottish opinion about Corsica, especially in his Account of Corsica (1768); notes the parallels made by Scottish commentators between the Corsican resistance under Pascal Paoli and the Scottish highlands, especially the Jacobite risings of 1715 and 1745; and suggests the value of looking at the distinctive responses of Scottish periodicals, not just the print networks based on London.


Scotland And The Caribbean, Jo DuRant 2016 University of Glasgow

Scotland And The Caribbean, Jo Durant

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses (and summarizes) Michael Morris's recent book Scotland and the Caribbean, c. 1740-1833, concluding that it should be welcomed, not only as an introduction to specific writers, but as a good introduction to recent debates on the legacy of Caribbean slavery, as seen from a Scottish perspective.


“Your Reclamation”: The Gothic Child And Moral Restoration In Charles Dickens’S A Christmas Carol, Ashten Roberts 2016 University of Southern Mississippi

“Your Reclamation”: The Gothic Child And Moral Restoration In Charles Dickens’S A Christmas Carol, Ashten Roberts

Master's Theses

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol (1843), an example of Victorian Gothic literature, portrays spirits escorting Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through time in order to transform him from a miser to a benefactor. Dickens’s text has received much critical attention, and while most critics agree that the novella includes various elements of the gothic, few draw attention to the possibility of the child characters as gothic elements. I argue that Carol’s child characters can be read in terms of what Margarita Georgieva calls “the gothic child.” According to Georgieva, the gothic child can be an adult’s ...


You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2016), Musselman Library 2016 Gettysburg College

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2016), Musselman Library

You’ve Gotta Read This: Summer Reading at Musselman Library

Each year, Musselman Library asks Gettysburg College faculty, staff, and administrators to help create a suggested summer reading list. Our goal is to inspire students and the rest of our community to take time in the summer to sit back, relax, and read.

With the 2016 collection, we again bring together recommendations from across our campus—the books, movies, TV shows, and even musicals that have meant something special to us over the past year. 124 faculty, administrators and staff offer up a record number of 226 recommendations.

We include five special features this year. Two of our regular columnists ...


When Is A Panther Not A Panther? Representing Animals In Early Modern English Heraldry, Kathryn Will 2016 Clemson University

When Is A Panther Not A Panther? Representing Animals In Early Modern English Heraldry, Kathryn Will

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


Honey, Wax, And The Dead Bee, Keith Botelho 2016 Kennesaw State University

Honey, Wax, And The Dead Bee, Keith Botelho

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


Response: Fabulous Or Spectral?, Ian MacInnes 2016 Clemson University

Response: Fabulous Or Spectral?, Ian Macinnes

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


Response: Literary And Multispecies Entanglements And The Challenges Of Historical Animal Studies, Brett Mizelle 2016 Clemson University

Response: Literary And Multispecies Entanglements And The Challenges Of Historical Animal Studies, Brett Mizelle

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


Response: Monster Pets, Karen Raber 2016 Clemson University

Response: Monster Pets, Karen Raber

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


A Time To Die: Death And The Self In Virgina Woolf’S Orlando, Emily Harmon 2016 University of Northern Colorado

A Time To Die: Death And The Self In Virgina Woolf’S Orlando, Emily Harmon

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

No abstract provided.


Accessing Poetry In A Global Age: Applied Pedagogical Assessment, Amanda Bryars 2016 University of Northern Colorado

Accessing Poetry In A Global Age: Applied Pedagogical Assessment, Amanda Bryars

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

No abstract provided.


No Child Left Unharmed: The Image Of The Child In The Hunger Games, Sara Harvey 2016 University of Northern Colorado

No Child Left Unharmed: The Image Of The Child In The Hunger Games, Sara Harvey

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

This project seeks to examine the role of the child presented in The Hunger Games by comparing the image of the child to that of the adult, both in the individual districts and in the utopian city of the Capital. By using the contrasting images, I aim to show how imagery is used to draw on the significance of the misplaced roles. Director Gary Ross uses opposing color themes to show stark differences between the Capital and the districts. However, I feel that a further argument can be made in the way that the children and adults are expressed on ...


"Famine And No Other Hath Slain Me": Jack Cade In The Garden Of Iden, Emily Gruber Keck 2016 Boston University

"Famine And No Other Hath Slain Me": Jack Cade In The Garden Of Iden, Emily Gruber Keck

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


Desdemona's Dildo: Fetish Objects And Transitional Sex In Othello, Perry Guevara 2016 Clemson University

Desdemona's Dildo: Fetish Objects And Transitional Sex In Othello, Perry Guevara

Early Modern Culture

No abstract provided.


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