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The Highland Clearances And The Politics Of Memory, Daniel Guy Brown 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

The Highland Clearances And The Politics Of Memory, Daniel Guy Brown

Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation explores the ways that the Highland Clearances of Scotland have entered into public consciousness through primary and secondary sources. My dissertation argues first that the Highland Clearances fall within the sphere of colonial intervention, and secondly that there exists a robust body of cultural production that reflects the postcolonial nature of the Highlands. This cultural production is the subject of my dissertation, which examines primary and secondary histories, historical novels, drama and public memorials that preserve and reconstruct the memory of the Clearances. The first chapter examines a number of primary and secondary histories of the Highland Clearances ...


Editor's Introduction, 2014 Western University

Editor's Introduction

Chiasma: A Site For Thought

Chiasma: A Site for Thought was established in September 2013 as an annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal to further the disruption, generation and dispersion of theory. Each year we will feature invited essays, peer-reviewed articles, and solicited reviews of books and of academic fields, from both established and emerging scholars. While housed in Western University’s Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, Chiasma’s editorial board and contributors are drawn together each year from disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences to a common site—theory—where we pursue the breakdown and reconfiguration of what, how and why ...


William Blake: The Misunderstood Artist Of The 19th Century, Jeannie Campe 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

William Blake: The Misunderstood Artist Of The 19th Century, Jeannie Campe

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The purpose of this project is to examine the artistic vision of William Blake as well as his impact on literature. William Blake was one of the most misunderstood artists of his time, which led to a life of isolation and poverty. Determined to follow his “Divine Image,” Blake remained unappreciated until his twilight years, although he was still virtually unknown except for a small group of followers. William Blake is important today because of his innovative work stemming from his frustration with standard poetic tradition and techniques. This project explores Blake’s collection of poems entitled Songs of Innocence ...


Education Through Creation: Fighting Food Insecurity With Food Finders, Stephen Cavaliere, Clarissa Corpstein, Christopher Ioerger, Jessica Wyckoff 2014 Purdue University

Education Through Creation: Fighting Food Insecurity With Food Finders, Stephen Cavaliere, Clarissa Corpstein, Christopher Ioerger, Jessica Wyckoff

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

No abstract provided.


Multilingual Bibliography Of (Text)Books In Comparative Literature, World Literature(S), And Comparative Cultural Studies, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2014 Purdue University

Multilingual Bibliography Of (Text)Books In Comparative Literature, World Literature(S), And Comparative Cultural Studies, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

No abstract provided.


The [Ftaires!] To Remembrance: Language, Memory, And Visual Rhetoric In Chaucer's House Of Fame And Danielewski's House Of Leaves, Shannon Danae Kilgore 2014 University of Puget Sound

The [Ftaires!] To Remembrance: Language, Memory, And Visual Rhetoric In Chaucer's House Of Fame And Danielewski's House Of Leaves, Shannon Danae Kilgore

Honors Program Theses

Geoffrey Chaucer's dream poem The House of Fame explores virtual technologies of memory and reading, which are similar to the themes explored in Danielewski's House of Leaves. "[ftaires!]", apart from referencing the anecdotal (and humorous) misspelling of "stairs" in House of Leaves, is one such linguistically and visually informed phenomenon that speaks directly to how we think about, and give remembrance to, our own digital and textual culture. This paper posits that graphic design, illustrations, and other textual cues (such as the [ftaires!] mispelling in House of Leaves] have a subtle yet powerful psychological influence on our reading ...


Six Easy Things Profs Can Do To Help Students Learn, David James 2014 Hope College

Six Easy Things Profs Can Do To Help Students Learn, David James

Faculty Presentations

No abstract provided.


How To Increase Global Learning In Your Classroom, Ernest D. Cole 2014 Hope College

How To Increase Global Learning In Your Classroom, Ernest D. Cole

Faculty Presentations

No abstract provided.


"Jesus Thrown Everything Off Balance": Grace And Redemption In Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard To Find", Abbie C. Harris 2014 University of North Georgia

"Jesus Thrown Everything Off Balance": Grace And Redemption In Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard To Find", Abbie C. Harris

Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

By creating flawed, hypocritical, and sometimes mad characters, Flannery O’Connor demonstrates the religious decay of the South in her short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” While they appear to be quite different on the surface, Grandma and The Misfit are both the same at the core: sinners in need of Christ’s redemption. The Misfit is blatantly sinful and enraged at the concept of God’s grace, and Grandma masks her sinfulness with respectability and chooses to treat God as something that she can accept or ignore depending on her situation, a common practice of “good ...


Dreams Of Reconciliation In Native Guard, Shawna N. Meers-Ernst 2014 University of North Georgia

Dreams Of Reconciliation In Native Guard, Shawna N. Meers-Ernst

Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

Natasha Trethewey often confronts the dichotomy of her biracial identity throughout her works of poetry. She approaches her art with rhythmic aptitude as she dissects perceptions of self as they intertwine with perceptions thrust upon her from the outside world. In Native Guard Trethewey yearns for reconciliation. Through dreams she seeks reconciliation with her personal history as a grieving daughter and reconciliation with a national historical narrative that rarely incorporates both elements of her race. The dreams offer a safe, yet at times seemingly haunting, mode for navigating the tribulations of reconciliation. Trethewey sees her deceased mother in her dreams ...


Creating A Lexical Universe: Redefining Burke’S Dramatic Pentad Through The Language Of Finnegans Wake, London Chamberlin 2014 University of North Georgia

Creating A Lexical Universe: Redefining Burke’S Dramatic Pentad Through The Language Of Finnegans Wake, London Chamberlin

Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

By applying James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake to Kenneth Burke’s dramatic pentad, I argue that Joyce’s lexical ambiguities, while intentionally caustic, succeed in strengthening rather than discarding typical dramatic structures. Renowned for its perplexities, the Wake revels in its flexible allusions and word play. These “puns and reedles,” as Joyce calls them, serve to distort what readers would generally classify as elements of narrative form, summed up succinctly by Burke’s dramatic pentad: act, scene, agent, agency, and purpose. Nevertheless, I attempt to prove that Joyce’s work emerges rhetorically sound through his authorial motives, motives which expand ...


Beowulf: God, Men, And Monster, Emily Bartz 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Beowulf: God, Men, And Monster, Emily Bartz

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon epic poem translated into Modern English in 2000 by Samus Heaney. My paper hypothesis that the central conflict of Beowulf is the struggle between the decentralising and supernatural ways of the ancients (Shield Sheafson, Gendel, and Grendel's Mother) and the centralising and corporeal values of modern heroes (Hrothgar, Beowulf, and Wiglaf). The poet traces a definitive move away from the ancient's pagan heroic values to his own Christian heroic values. However, as in the poet's contemporary culture, certain pagan traditions, such as familial fidelity, persist in Beowulf. The poet's audience, the Anglo-Saxons ...


Lessons In Liminal Space: Boarders As Pedagogical Tools In No Country For Old Men, Steven Norton 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Lessons In Liminal Space: Boarders As Pedagogical Tools In No Country For Old Men, Steven Norton

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

As scholars continue to explore the territories created by burgeoning interdisciplinarity and ever-growing global networks, the concept of borders become a topic of increased theoretical and pedagogical discussion. Cormac McCarthy’s novel No Country for Old Men, set at the Texas-Mexico border, provides an opportunity to explore the liminal nature of borders and their role in identity formation. The novel allows us to embrace the fluidity of borders and see, as Gayatri Spivak argues, that “we are made by the forces moving about the world” (3), rather than divided by them. Throughout No Country for Old Men, McCarthy posits that ...


Two Poems: "Economy Class Particulate View" And "Daynotes On Fields & Forms (Flittings)", Linda Russo 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Two Poems: "Economy Class Particulate View" And "Daynotes On Fields & Forms (Flittings)", Linda Russo

The Goose

Poetry by Linda Russo.


Three Poems From "The Elder Project," Vernon School District 22, Brian Antoine, Yetko Brooke Bearshirt-Robins, John (Wilke) Louis, Lindsy Oppenheimer, Vicky Raphael, Lenaya Sampson 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Three Poems From "The Elder Project," Vernon School District 22, Brian Antoine, Yetko Brooke Bearshirt-Robins, John (Wilke) Louis, Lindsy Oppenheimer, Vicky Raphael, Lenaya Sampson

The Goose

Poetry by Vernon School District secondary students and their elders, in collaboration with The Elder Project organized by Wendy Morton and Sandra Lynxleg.


Wildwood Illume, Purling Water, Cecily Nicholson 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Wildwood Illume, Purling Water, Cecily Nicholson

The Goose

Poetry by Cecily Nicholson.


Two Poems: "North" And "The Venus Flytrap", Souvankham Thammavongsa 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Two Poems: "North" And "The Venus Flytrap", Souvankham Thammavongsa

The Goose

Poetry by Souvankham Thammavongsa.


Sonaranos Refractions, Kathleen Brown 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Sonaranos Refractions, Kathleen Brown

The Goose

Poetry by Kathleen Brown.


One Man's Journey With Time, Rodney E. Langley, Robert L. Langley 2014 SelectedWorks

One Man's Journey With Time, Rodney E. Langley, Robert L. Langley

Rodney E Langley

The Celt had come to America and lived in harmony with Natives, Foreign nations either traded peacefully with Americans, or fought fruitless battles. Rules for life in America were enforced by Nature's Laws,you live in harmony, or die.


The Polymers By Adam Dickinson, Camilla Nelson 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Polymers By Adam Dickinson, Camilla Nelson

The Goose

Review of The Polymers by Adam Dickinson.


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