Rain Shadow By Nicholas Bradley And Cloud Physics By Karen Enns, 2018 Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Rain Shadow By Nicholas Bradley And Cloud Physics By Karen Enns, Kelly Shepherd
Review of Nicholas Bradley's Rain Shadow and Karen Enns' Cloud Physics.
Final Ma Portfolio, 2018 Bowling Green State University
Final Ma Portfolio, Brian Champlin
Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects
MA Portfolio, English
Ephemera: Copy Of Friends Of Cross Creek Pamphlet., 2018 University of North Florida
Ephemera: Copy Of Friends Of Cross Creek Pamphlet.
Saffy Collection Textual
Found in a book titled "Color Purple." Circa 1965-1985. Box 4, Folder 11
Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's Dis Mem Ber And Other Stories Of Mystery And Suspense, 2018 LonesomeReader Blog
Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's Dis Mem Ber And Other Stories Of Mystery And Suspense, Eric K. Anderson
Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies
Review of Joyce Carol Oates's short story collection DIS MEM BER, considering the author's attention to psychological detail and experimental forms of narrative.
Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's Night-Gaunts And Other Tales Of Suspense, 2018 LonesomeReader Blog
Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's Night-Gaunts And Other Tales Of Suspense, Eric K. Anderson
Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies
A review of Joyce Carol Oates's short story collection Night-Gaunts focusing on the influence of H.P. Lovecraft and gothic fiction.
Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's Beautiful Days, 2018 LonesomeReader Blog
Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's Beautiful Days, Eric K. Anderson
Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies
A review of Joyce Carol Oates's short story collection Beautiful Days considering how this fiction dramatizes confrontations with the "other."
Letters From Olive Fremstad To Willa Cather: A View Beyond The Song Of The Lark, 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Letters From Olive Fremstad To Willa Cather: A View Beyond The Song Of The Lark, Jessica Tebo
Dissertations, Theses, and Student Research: Department of English
In 1913, Willa Cather met opera-diva Olive Fremstad and the two formed a friendship that would span at least a decade. Fremstad has long been recognized as an inspiration for the character Thea Kronborg of Cather’s Song of the Lark (1915) but has not been portrayed as influential in any other aspects to Cather’s career. Letters sent by Fremstad to Cather have recently been located, and they reveal an ongoing and interdisciplinary dialogue between the two women that negotiates issues surrounding art and professionalism. I locate these letters within the broader context of Cather’s public and fictional ...
Double/Cross: Erasure In Theory And Poetry, 2018 The University of Western Ontario
Double/Cross: Erasure In Theory And Poetry, John Nyman
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
This dissertation investigates the implications of overt textual erasure on literary and philosophical meaning, especially with reference to the poststructuralist phenomenological tradition culminating in the work of Jacques Derrida. Responding both to the emergence of “erasure poetry” as a recognizable genre of experimental literature and to the relative paucity of serious scholarship on Derrida’s “writing under erasure,” I focus on twentieth- and twenty-first-century literary and philosophical works in which visible evidence of erasure is an intended component of the finished (i.e., printed and disseminated) document. Erasure, I argue, performs a complex doubling or double/crossing of meaning according ...
Where Woman Is Her Center: Interrogating Morality And Spatiality In The Works Of Joan Didion, 2018 Seattle Pacific University
Where Woman Is Her Center: Interrogating Morality And Spatiality In The Works Of Joan Didion, Hannah Nicole Martin
This project outlines new and expansive critical categories for discussing Joan Didion’s work through an interrogation of Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking and earlier personal essays using an interplay of close reading and affect theory. This paper seeks to help move the critical conversation in new directions by shifting the focus towards an analysis of Didion’s unique spatialization of memory, articulated through her use of particular details. Divided in two parts, the first section of this paper discusses The Year of Magical Thinking while the second engages in a dialogue with the critical voices surrounding Didion ...
Clarke, Mary Louise (Washington), 1913-1999 (Mss 634), 2018 Western Kentucky University
Clarke, Mary Louise (Washington), 1913-1999 (Mss 634), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives
MSS Finding Aids
Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 634. Research, correspondence and photographs relating to the scholarly study of Kentucky author Jesse Stuart by WKU English and folklore professor Mary (Washington) Clarke. Includes correspondence with Stuart, editors and other scholars in connection with her book Jesse Stuart’s Kentucky and other publications. Also includes research and correspondence relating to Clarke’s book Kentucky Quilts and Their Makers.
Disrupting Narratives And Narrators: A Case For Anna Deavere Smith's Work In The High School Classroom, 2018 Dominican University of California
Disrupting Narratives And Narrators: A Case For Anna Deavere Smith's Work In The High School Classroom, Amy Hale
Master's Theses and Capstone Projects
Anna Deavere Smith, American actress, writer, and professor, explores racial conflicts and the nuances that contribute to dissonance and identity politics through her one- woman plays. Employing a journalistic dramatic format of her own, Smith interviews a panoply of people who play major and minor roles involving conflicts. She then brings these interviews to life on the stage. As a high English teacher, I incorporate Smith’s plays Fires in the Mirror and Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 into my eleventh grade American literature class. In this paper, I explain why Smith’s plays help facilitate and nurture important conversations about ...
Comparing Cultural Context Through New Historicism: The Impact Of Form Upon Content In The Serialized And Novelized Versions Of F. Scott Fitzgerald’S The Beautiful And Damned, Anna Sweeney
In this thesis, I analyzed the differences between the serialized portions and subsequent novelization of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Beautiful and Damned. To conduct this research, I studied the seven issues of Metropolitan magazine from September 1921 to March 1922 in which the serialized portions of The Beautiful and Damned were published, and read them against the novel. I found that the omissions and additions between the two modes of text, including the advertisements and illustrations present within the serialized portions, greatly altered the nuances and meanings of the finished novelized product. This project revealed that there is currently ...
Restoring What Has Been Lost: The Mythic Journey Of Shakespearean And Tolkien Heroes After The Fall In Eden, Taylor Loforti
In order for man to understand where he is going, he must first remember where he began. The intertwining link between the beginning, the in-between journey, and the end of a story, or narrative, has been present since the ancient years of literary criticism. The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle explains that a unified and effective narrative should have a beginning, middle, and end, and the even more ancient realm of mythology tends to follow this format not only in its written structure, but also in its thematic and archetypal construction. These three main segments of a mythic narrative are later ...
What’S In The Potato Barn: A Discourse Of Redemption In Three Of Kurt Vonnegut’S Novels, 2018 Liberty University
What’S In The Potato Barn: A Discourse Of Redemption In Three Of Kurt Vonnegut’S Novels, Rebecca Tutton Parker
This thesis discusses how three of Kurt Vonnegut’s novels (Slaughterhouse-Five, Breakfast of Champions, and Bluebeard) become a discourse on redemption when using Linda Hutcheon’s historiographic metafiction. Starting with Slaughterhouse-Five, Vonnegut opens the discussion about redemption by creating a character struggling with PTSD who is unable to be redeemed. In Breakfast of Champions, Vonnegut continues the discourse by introducing Rabo Karabekian who opens Vonnegut as character’s mind to the idea that redemption is possible. By Bluebeard, Rabo Karabekian is able to obtain redemption for both himself and for his author. By studying these three books together it becomes ...
Women’S Erotic Desires And Perspectives On Marriage In Sappho’S Epithalamia And H.D.’S Hymen, 2018 Washington University in St. Louis
Women’S Erotic Desires And Perspectives On Marriage In Sappho’S Epithalamia And H.D.’S Hymen, Amanda Kubic
Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations
In her collection Hymen (1921), the modernist poet H.D. engages in a collaborative, composite reception of the archaic Greek lyric poet Sappho. H.D. draws on Sappho as a source of lyric power and lesbian erotic authority, and brings together the various women’s voices and perspectives represented in Sappho’s poems—especially those that have to do with marriage—into her own present poetic moment. As the title Hymen suggests, of particular significance to H.D.’s Sapphic reception work is the genre of the epithalamium, or “wedding song.” Sappho, in her epithalamia, constructs a woman-centered and woman-identified ...
To Be Everything: Sylvia Plath And The Problem That Has No Name, 2018 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
To Be Everything: Sylvia Plath And The Problem That Has No Name, Alanna P. Mcauliffe
This thesis explores, in depth, how the poetry of Sylvia Plath operates as an expression of female discontent in the decade directly preceding the sexual revolution. This analysis incorporates both sociohistorical context and theory introduced in Betty Friedan’s 1963 work The Feminine Mystique. In particular, Plath’s work is put in conversation with Friedan’s notion of the “problem that has no name,” an all-consuming sense of malaise and dissatisfaction that plagued American women in the postwar era. This notion is furthered by close-readings of poems written throughout various stages of Plath’s career (namely “Spinster,” “Two Sisters of ...
Poster Sessions, 2018 Framingham State University
Poster Sessions, Benjamin Atchison, George Bentley, Lisa Burke, Seunghye Cho, Ruirui Zhang, Jennifer De Leon, Karren Druffel, Zhenguang Gao, Michael Greenstein, Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz Guadalupe-Diaz, May Hara, Alexander Hartwiger, Hae Won Ju, Lori Lavigne, Susan Massad, Nicole Rossi, Mary-Anne Stadtler-Chester, Leslie Starobin, Derrick Te Paske, Shelli Waetzig
A Day in May
Switching to a Corequisite Remediation Model for GenEd Mathematics and Statistics Courses
The Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers
‘Feeling the Spirit of the Dance’: Kiribati Performance as a Sonic and Physical Expression of Place
User-centered design and niche-market development: Engaging Students in the design and merchandising
Seunghye Cho and Ruirui Zhang
Bringing the Conference Back to Campus: 2018 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference (Tampa, FL)
Jennifer De Leon
Truth or “Truth”: Measuring Moral Disengagement in a Digital World
Polynomial Extensions of a Diminnie Delights
Zhenguang Gao ...
Female Gender Stereotypes And Inequality Within Ursula Vernon’S Jackalope Wives And David K. Yeh’S Cottage Country, 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University
Female Gender Stereotypes And Inequality Within Ursula Vernon’S Jackalope Wives And David K. Yeh’S Cottage Country, Breanna D. Perrin
Bridges: An Undergraduate Journal of Contemporary Connections
Historically, fairy tales attempt to bring forth issues of femininity, typically surrounding domestic violence, oppression, as well as unequal gender relations. This paper attempts to utilize Ursula Vernon’s Jackalope Wives, as well as David K. Yeh’s Cottage Country to exemplify the ways in which modern fairy tales conform and reject previous notions of what it means to be a woman within fantasy. Furthermore, through analyzing content presented within both texts, this paper acknowledges their differing, yet failed attempts to abolish gendered stereotypes within literature, raising concern as to whether such social issues are so easily overcome.
You Are What You Wear: Clothing And American Authors Of The Early 20th Century, 2018 Abilene Christian University
You Are What You Wear: Clothing And American Authors Of The Early 20th Century, Alyssa Q. Johnson
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Though clothes are often said to “make the man,” they are not frequently said to build a character. This thesis explores the ways in which clothing was a performative tool for those who wore it during the 1920s in America as well as for authors who wrote about this world in which they lived. This study’s theoretical framework is inspired by Judith Butler’s concept of the performative; it is also influenced by historical research into the clothing of the 1920s. Primary texts explored include F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night, Nella Larsen ...
T.S. Eliot, "The Waste Land", And Yoga Philosophy, 2018 The University of Southern Mississippi
T.S. Eliot, "The Waste Land", And Yoga Philosophy, Jessica Cloud
While pursuing his graduate studies at Harvard, T.S. Eliot put a year into deep study of the Yoga Sutras with renowned scholar James Haughton Woods. Yoga, defined in the Sutras as the practice of stopping “the fluctuations of the mind-stuff” (Patañjali 8), provides the possibility of hope and equanimity in Eliot’s poem The Waste Land (1922), which depicts a world seemingly devoid of meaning. Not only can the influence of the Yoga Sutras be seen in the poetic form, style, and voice of The Waste Land and in the explanatory notes to the poem provided by Eliot ...