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“Murdering An Aunt Or Two”: Textual Practice And Narrative Form In Virginia Woolf’S Metropolitan Market, John K. Young 2010 Marshall University

“Murdering An Aunt Or Two”: Textual Practice And Narrative Form In Virginia Woolf’S Metropolitan Market, John K. Young

English Faculty Research

As evidence for the multiple connections between the commercial and intellectual freedoms provided by the Hogarth Press for its co-owner and leading author, consider a diary entry from September 1925:

How my hand writing goes down hill! Another sacrifice to the Hogarth Press. Yet what I owe the Hogarth Press is barely paid by the whole of my handwriting…I’m the only woman in England free to write what I like. The others must be thinking of series’ & editors. Yesterday I heard from Harcourt Brace that Mrs. D & C.R. are selling 148 & 73 weekly--Isn’t that a surprising ...


Mama's Boy, Jamie t. Berger 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mama's Boy, Jamie T. Berger

Masters Theses 1911 - February 2014

"Mama's Boy" is a book of fiction and nonfiction by Jamie Berger. It deals with mothers and sons and feminism and pornography and poker and love and New York and San Francisco and Western Massachusetts.


In The Margins: Thresholds Of Text And Identity In U.S.-Mexico Border Literature, Allison E. Fagan 2010 Loyola University Chicago

In The Margins: Thresholds Of Text And Identity In U.S.-Mexico Border Literature, Allison E. Fagan

Dissertations

My project links discussions of U.S.-Mexico border literature's emphasis on marginalized identity with the growing textual studies interest in the marginal, often-invisible processes which aid the production and shape the reception of books. The dissertation not only calls attention to textual instability, or the places where the differing and even opposing intentions of authors, publishers, and editors often become strikingly clear, but also focuses on the political, racial, ethnic, and social instabilities inherent in publishing the work of borderlands writers. It advocates and advances a sustained attentiveness to the conditions under which border literature can and does ...


Divergent Worldviews In Ron Rash's "Serena", Brenda Dye Stephens 2010 Gardner-Webb University

Divergent Worldviews In Ron Rash's "Serena", Brenda Dye Stephens

MA in English Theses

Ron Rash, through Serena, captures the often misunderstood complex nature of the Appalachian people in the early twentieth century and the effects of human centered environmental changes on this culture and natural landscape. The focus of this analysis involves viewing Serena through the lens of ecofeminism and introducing Rash's vision of the important interrelationship between landscape and culture, particularly in light of the historical outsider vision and its impact upon the people of Appalachia.

The culture and natural environment of the Appalachian people are revealed through the gazes of the characters. Through the fictional viewpoints in Serena,Rash creates ...


Autobiography And African American Women’S Literature, Joanne M. Braxton 2010 College of William and Mary

Autobiography And African American Women’S Literature, Joanne M. Braxton

Book Chapters

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Radical Representations, Eruptive Moments: The Documentary Aesthetic In American Literature, 1890-Present, Jennifer Nicole Armstrong 2010 University of Colorado, Boulder

Radical Representations, Eruptive Moments: The Documentary Aesthetic In American Literature, 1890-Present, Jennifer Nicole Armstrong

English Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Scholars have situated the emergence of a literary documentary aesthetic in the politically radical 1930s. My dissertation, "Radical Representations, Eruptive Moments: The Documentary Aesthetic in American Literature, 1890-Present," revises this genealogy and traces the aesthetic to an earlier time, the 1890s. This aesthetic emerges alongside the development of visual technologies such as flash photography and the cinematograph, technologies that altered reading practices and expectations. Though no concentrated documentary movement exists at the turn of the twentieth century, documentary techniques inform literary production. Specifically, these techniques result in hybrid narratives. Moreover, this documentary turn responds to eruptive moments--cultural, political, technological, and ...


Back Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V.27, No.3, 2010 University of Iowa

Back Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V.27, No.3

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Front Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V.27, No.3, 2010 University of Iowa

Front Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V.27, No.3

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Am I Not A Man And A Poet?: A Recently Recovered Whitman Caricature, Eric Conrad 2010 University of Iowa

Am I Not A Man And A Poet?: A Recently Recovered Whitman Caricature, Eric Conrad

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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The Illustration And Typography Of Specimen Days, And A Lost Whitman Portrait Found, Lance Hidy 2010 University of Iowa

The Illustration And Typography Of Specimen Days, And A Lost Whitman Portrait Found, Lance Hidy

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Stacy, Jason, Ed., Walt Whitman, Leaves Of Grass, 1860: The 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition [Review], Jerome M. Loving 2010 Texas A&M University

Stacy, Jason, Ed., Walt Whitman, Leaves Of Grass, 1860: The 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition [Review], Jerome M. Loving

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Walt Whitman: A Current Bibliography, Winter 2010, Ed Folsom 2010 University of Iowa

Walt Whitman: A Current Bibliography, Winter 2010, Ed Folsom

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Announcements, Winter 2010, 2010 University of Iowa

Announcements, Winter 2010

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Leaves Of Grassroots Politics: Whitman, Carlyle, And The Imagination Of Democratic Vistas, Scott Henkel 2010 University of Iowa

Leaves Of Grassroots Politics: Whitman, Carlyle, And The Imagination Of Democratic Vistas, Scott Henkel

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Re-Collecting Soldiers: Walt Whitman And The Appreciation Of Human Value, Adam Bradford 2010 University of Iowa

Re-Collecting Soldiers: Walt Whitman And The Appreciation Of Human Value, Adam Bradford

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Kittens In The Oven: Race Relations, Traumatic Memory, And The Search For Identity In Julia Alvarez’S How The García Girls Lost Their Accents, Natalie Carter 2010 Butler University

Kittens In The Oven: Race Relations, Traumatic Memory, And The Search For Identity In Julia Alvarez’S How The García Girls Lost Their Accents, Natalie Carter

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

The search for an ever-elusive home is a thread that runs throughout much literature by authors who have immigrated to the United States. Dominican authors are particularly susceptible to this search for a home because “for many Dominicans, home is synonymous with political and/or economic repression and is all too often a point of departure on a journey of survival” (Bonilla 200). This “journey of survival” is a direct reference to the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, who controlled the Dominican Republic from 1930-1961. The pain and trauma that Trujillo inflicted upon virtually everyone associated with the Dominican ...


Dickinson And Smith: Years Apart But Not So Different, Nicole Day 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Dickinson And Smith: Years Apart But Not So Different, Nicole Day

English

Even though there were sixteen years separating them, Stevie Smith and Emily Dickinson had much in common. They both use death as a theme to explore and mock life. Their small poems have a lot to say about life and death.


Writing In Light: Giving Silences Their Say In Janette Turner Hospital's "The Last Magician", Niva Kaspi 2010 Edith Cowan University

Writing In Light: Giving Silences Their Say In Janette Turner Hospital's "The Last Magician", Niva Kaspi

Theses : Honours

The last magician (1992) by Janette Turner Hospital tells the story of Lucy, the novel's narrator, who is trying to piece together the mystery disappearance and possible murder of three people. Gabriel, Lucy's boyfriend, and Charlie Chang, a photographer, have gone missing while searching for Cat, Charlie's childhood friend. The story shifts between present time Sydney and a tragedy that took place a generation earlier in rural Queensland, involving the death of Cat's younger brother, Willy. The novel draws on conventions of the mystery genre, so that readers desire to know what has happened to several ...


The Mother Tongues Of Modernity: Modernism, Transnationalism, Translation, Roland K. Végső 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The Mother Tongues Of Modernity: Modernism, Transnationalism, Translation, Roland K. Végső

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

The relation of modernism to immigrant literatures should not be conceived in terms of an opposition between universalistic and particularistic discourses. Rather, we should explore what can be called a modernist transnationalism based on a general universalist argument. Two examples of this transnationalism are explored side by side: Ezra Pound’s and Anzia Yezierska’s definitions of the aesthetic act in terms of translation. The readings show that the critical discourses of these two authors are structured by a belief in universalism while showing opposite possibilities, both generated by modernist transnationalism. The essay concludes that we now need to interpret ...


"Just A Girl": The Community-Centered Cult Television Heroine, 1995-2007, Tamy Burnett 2010 University of Nebraska at Lincoln

"Just A Girl": The Community-Centered Cult Television Heroine, 1995-2007, Tamy Burnett

Dissertations, Theses, and Student Research: Department of English

Found in the most recent group of cult heroines on television, community-centered cult heroines share two key characteristics. The first is their youth and the related coming-of-age narratives that result. The second is their emphasis on communal heroic action that challenges traditional understandings of the hero and previous constructions of the cult heroine on television. Through close readings of Xena: Warrior Princess, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Dark Angel, and Veronica Mars, this project engages feminist theories of community and heroism alongside critical approaches to genre and narrative technique, identity performance theory, and visual media critique to explore the community-centered ...


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