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Basil Bunting And The Challenges Of Literary Translation From Persian Into English: A Case Of Rūdhakī, Emadeddin Naghipour 2024 Western University

Basil Bunting And The Challenges Of Literary Translation From Persian Into English: A Case Of Rūdhakī, Emadeddin Naghipour

Languages and Cultures Publications

The purpose of this study is to analyze Basil Bunting's literary translation. It turns to the theories of translation by Steiner, Benjamin, and Eco, among others, to study Bunting’s translation of Rūdhakī’s ‘Dandaniyyeh’ poem, a 10th century qaṣīdah replete with mesmerizing musicality and with a form galvanized in its originating language, time, and locale. A deep contrastive analysis of its translation into English by the poet, Bunting, shows the difficulties that can arise from literal translations of classical Persian poetry.


Daughters And Fathers In Memoirs: Najla Said And Fatima Bhutto, Yasmina Bakry 2024 American University in Cairo

Daughters And Fathers In Memoirs: Najla Said And Fatima Bhutto, Yasmina Bakry

Theses and Dissertations

The father-daughter relationship has always been crucial in shaping the identity of the daughter. Daughters inevitably inherit their fathers’ personal trauma, and in the case of the daughters of activists, national trauma as well. Throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, daughters struggle to depoliticize their famous fathers, as well as assert their individuality amidst the overshadowing activism of their fathers and conflictual history of their nations. To heal the daughters’ identity fissures, they embark on a journey to chronicle memories of their fathers throughout their lives and critically assess their fathers’ cultural, social and political heritage and identity. This thesis will …


The Romani People In The European Cultural Imagination: Alexander Pushkin, Prosper Mérimée And Virginia Woolf, Nadya Siyam 2024 American University in Cairo

The Romani People In The European Cultural Imagination: Alexander Pushkin, Prosper Mérimée And Virginia Woolf, Nadya Siyam

Theses and Dissertations

Scholarly literature on Roma is scarce compared to other racial groups as a lack of academic interest, financial limitations, and other social and political factors has constrained it. This resulted in a cross-cultural circulation of misinformation about Romani people and the reproduction of Romani myths and stereotypes in fiction. This project aims to analyze selected literary works on Gypsies from three Eastern and Western European countries and two periods to unpack the cultural and political roots of Romani literary misrepresentation. This research employs a range of theoretical frameworks chosen to put the Gypsy protagonists under maximum spotlight without unnecessary repetition, …


Queering The Family In Zoraida Córdova’S Labyrinth Lost, Rebekah Rendon 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Queering The Family In Zoraida Córdova’S Labyrinth Lost, Rebekah Rendon

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Queen's Pride: A Queer Reading Of Star Wars Character Padmé Amidala, Madeleine Loewen 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Queen's Pride: A Queer Reading Of Star Wars Character Padmé Amidala, Madeleine Loewen

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Queer Paths Toward Home: Kinship In Speculative Fiction, Audrey Heffers 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Queer Paths Toward Home: Kinship In Speculative Fiction, Audrey Heffers

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Queerness In Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Minna Nizam 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Queerness In Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Minna Nizam

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Introduction To Eleanor Arnason, Works & Reception, David Lenander 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Introduction To Eleanor Arnason, Works & Reception, David Lenander

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


The Gay Bat Of Gotham: Depictions Of Common Queer Stereotypes And Tropes In The Dc Comics Character Batwoman, Tim Lenz 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

The Gay Bat Of Gotham: Depictions Of Common Queer Stereotypes And Tropes In The Dc Comics Character Batwoman, Tim Lenz

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Queering The Problem: Destabilizing Normative Tropes In Jonathan Stroud’S Lockwood And Co. , William Thompson 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Queering The Problem: Destabilizing Normative Tropes In Jonathan Stroud’S Lockwood And Co. , William Thompson

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


From Olympus To The 21st Century: The Queer Representation Of Mythological Heroes, Louise Schulmann-Darsy 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

From Olympus To The 21st Century: The Queer Representation Of Mythological Heroes, Louise Schulmann-Darsy

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Roundtable: Diversifying Our Mythopoeic Bookshelves, Grace Moone 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Roundtable: Diversifying Our Mythopoeic Bookshelves, Grace Moone

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


“Foul In Wisdom, Cruel In Strength”: Gendered Evil In Tolkien’S Legendarium, Alicia Fox-Lenz 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

“Foul In Wisdom, Cruel In Strength”: Gendered Evil In Tolkien’S Legendarium, Alicia Fox-Lenz

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


More To The Hobbit Than Meets The Eye: Locating The Feminine In Tolkien’S World, Pieter Conradie 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

More To The Hobbit Than Meets The Eye: Locating The Feminine In Tolkien’S World, Pieter Conradie

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Mine’S Bigger Than Yours: Uncovering The Gender-Blindness Of The Mass Effect Franchise, Karolina Kowalska 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Mine’S Bigger Than Yours: Uncovering The Gender-Blindness Of The Mass Effect Franchise, Karolina Kowalska

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Keynote With Taylor Driggers - Cruising Faërie: Further Notes On Queering Faith In Fantasy Literature, Taylor Driggers 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Keynote With Taylor Driggers - Cruising Faërie: Further Notes On Queering Faith In Fantasy Literature, Taylor Driggers

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Merging Worlds—Tarot As Ekphrasis For Creative And Reflective Writing, Jacob Budenz 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Merging Worlds—Tarot As Ekphrasis For Creative And Reflective Writing, Jacob Budenz

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Speak Through The Drag—The Hidden (Trans-)/Woman In James Tiptree, Jr.’S ‘The Girl Who Was Plugged In’, Ziyang Zhang 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Speak Through The Drag—The Hidden (Trans-)/Woman In James Tiptree, Jr.’S ‘The Girl Who Was Plugged In’, Ziyang Zhang

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Panel: The Fair And The Perilous: Online Experiences Of A Queer-Focused Tolkien Podcast, Alicia Fox-Lenz, Leah Hagan, Tim Lenz, Grace Moone 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Panel: The Fair And The Perilous: Online Experiences Of A Queer-Focused Tolkien Podcast, Alicia Fox-Lenz, Leah Hagan, Tim Lenz, Grace Moone

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


Ancient Queer Bodies: The Gender Swapping Prophet, Basil Perkins 2024 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Ancient Queer Bodies: The Gender Swapping Prophet, Basil Perkins

Online Midwinter Seminar (OMS)

No abstract provided.


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