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Science And Imagination In Anglo-American Children's Books, 1760--1855, Sandra Burr Jan 2005

Science And Imagination In Anglo-American Children's Books, 1760--1855, Sandra Burr

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Didactic, scientifically oriented children's literature crisscrossed the Atlantic in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, finding wide popularity in Great Britain and the United States; yet the genre has since suffered from a reputation for being dull and pedantic and has been neglected by scholars. Challenging this scholarly devaluation, "Science and Imagination in Anglo-American Children's Books, 1760--1855" argues that didactic, scientifically oriented children's books play upon and encourage the use of the imagination. Three significant Anglo-American children's authors---Thomas Day, Maria Edgeworth, and Nathaniel Hawthorne---infuse their writings with the wonders of science and the clear message that an ...


Emily Dickinson's And Christina Rossetti's Portrayals Of Goblins And Their Threat To Feminine Integrity, Miki Jean Hazard Jan 2002

Emily Dickinson's And Christina Rossetti's Portrayals Of Goblins And Their Threat To Feminine Integrity, Miki Jean Hazard

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Byron And The Modernist Writers, Elena M. Padilla Jan 2002

Byron And The Modernist Writers, Elena M. Padilla

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Raising Their Voices: Women, Articulation And Power In Shakespeare's Henriad, Jennifer Zawadzinski Jan 2001

Raising Their Voices: Women, Articulation And Power In Shakespeare's Henriad, Jennifer Zawadzinski

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"The Little Stop Before The Words": Bildungsroman And The Building Of A Colonial Discourse In Rudyard Kipling's "Kim", Adam Keith Pfeffer Jan 2001

"The Little Stop Before The Words": Bildungsroman And The Building Of A Colonial Discourse In Rudyard Kipling's "Kim", Adam Keith Pfeffer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Orphic Descent In "Lord Jim", Sonya Willie Jan 2001

Orphic Descent In "Lord Jim", Sonya Willie

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Representing Culture And Class: An Exploration Of Narrative Containment Strategies In Henry Mayhew And George Gissing, Lona Catherine Carwile Jan 2000

Representing Culture And Class: An Exploration Of Narrative Containment Strategies In Henry Mayhew And George Gissing, Lona Catherine Carwile

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"By Contraries" ("Ulysses" 15.3928): James Joyce's Rendering Of Drama In "Exiles" And "Circe", John F. X. Flynn Jan 2000

"By Contraries" ("Ulysses" 15.3928): James Joyce's Rendering Of Drama In "Exiles" And "Circe", John F. X. Flynn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Reconsidering Swinburne's Relation To Whitman, David B. Donlon Jan 1999

Reconsidering Swinburne's Relation To Whitman, David B. Donlon

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of St Augustine On Evelyn Waugh's "Brideshead Revisited", Andrew Damian Moran Jan 1999

The Influence Of St Augustine On Evelyn Waugh's "Brideshead Revisited", Andrew Damian Moran

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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A Tale Of Two Vicars: Thomas Stothard's And Thomas Rowlandson's Illustrations Of "The Vicar Of Wakefield", Katherine W. Rawson Jan 1998

A Tale Of Two Vicars: Thomas Stothard's And Thomas Rowlandson's Illustrations Of "The Vicar Of Wakefield", Katherine W. Rawson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Katherine Anne Porter's "Old Mortality" And Virginia Woolf: A Study In Feminism, Rebecca S. L. Waite Jan 1998

Katherine Anne Porter's "Old Mortality" And Virginia Woolf: A Study In Feminism, Rebecca S. L. Waite

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Celts In Hiding: The Search For Celtic Analogues In "Beowulf", Vincent Gabriel Passanisi Jan 1997

Celts In Hiding: The Search For Celtic Analogues In "Beowulf", Vincent Gabriel Passanisi

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


What Our Seemers Be: Misreading Text, And Voice In "Measure For Measure", Thomas Lilly Jan 1997

What Our Seemers Be: Misreading Text, And Voice In "Measure For Measure", Thomas Lilly

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Spiritual Quest As Poetic Sequence: Theodore Roethke's "North American Sequence" And Its Relation To T S Eliot's "Four Quartets", Rebecca Eldridge Hurst Hurst Jan 1997

Spiritual Quest As Poetic Sequence: Theodore Roethke's "North American Sequence" And Its Relation To T S Eliot's "Four Quartets", Rebecca Eldridge Hurst Hurst

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Swift's Vexed Satire Of Hobbes And Lucretius, Sarah Reynard Thumm Jan 1997

Swift's Vexed Satire Of Hobbes And Lucretius, Sarah Reynard Thumm

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"For Every Substance Is Conditioned To Change Her Hew, And Sundry Formes To Don": The Cultivation Of Chastity In Spenser's "Garden Of Adonis", Alyssa Jane Sveden Jan 1997

"For Every Substance Is Conditioned To Change Her Hew, And Sundry Formes To Don": The Cultivation Of Chastity In Spenser's "Garden Of Adonis", Alyssa Jane Sveden

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Spontaneous Feeling As Moral Power: The Role Of Sentimentality In "Our Mutual Friend", Robin L. Fetherston Jan 1997

Spontaneous Feeling As Moral Power: The Role Of Sentimentality In "Our Mutual Friend", Robin L. Fetherston

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Capturing Experience: Marlow's Narrative About Women In Joseph Conrad's "Lord Jim" And "Chance", Susan Elizabeth Martin-Joy Jan 1997

Capturing Experience: Marlow's Narrative About Women In Joseph Conrad's "Lord Jim" And "Chance", Susan Elizabeth Martin-Joy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Once And Future Friend: Tennyson's Exploration Of Human Immortality, Melinda Simons Jan 1996

The Once And Future Friend: Tennyson's Exploration Of Human Immortality, Melinda Simons

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Tennyson's Lady Of Shalott In Pre-Raphaelite Art: Exonerated Artist Or Fallen Woman, Allyson Mcmahon Bourke Jan 1996

Tennyson's Lady Of Shalott In Pre-Raphaelite Art: Exonerated Artist Or Fallen Woman, Allyson Mcmahon Bourke

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Paine, Blake And Hegemony, Grace Moore Jan 1996

Paine, Blake And Hegemony, Grace Moore

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Virginia Woolf's Starving Artists, Beverly Ann Beyer Jan 1996

Virginia Woolf's Starving Artists, Beverly Ann Beyer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Narrator In The Middle English Bird Debates: A Dynamic Convention, Stephen B. Constantelos Jan 1996

The Narrator In The Middle English Bird Debates: A Dynamic Convention, Stephen B. Constantelos

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


An Education In Virtue: Didacticism And Audience In Elizabeth Gaskell's "Ruth" And Charlotte Yonge's "The Heir Of Redclyffe", Tayce Langley Clarke Jan 1996

An Education In Virtue: Didacticism And Audience In Elizabeth Gaskell's "Ruth" And Charlotte Yonge's "The Heir Of Redclyffe", Tayce Langley Clarke

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


John Donne's Thwarted Redemption Of Poetry In "A Valediction: Of The Booke", Patrick Lee Plaisance Jan 1996

John Donne's Thwarted Redemption Of Poetry In "A Valediction: Of The Booke", Patrick Lee Plaisance

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Piercing The Corporeal Veil: The Extra Stanza Of "Pearl" As Spiritual Focal Point, Michael Blum Jan 1996

Piercing The Corporeal Veil: The Extra Stanza Of "Pearl" As Spiritual Focal Point, Michael Blum

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"In The Language Of The Outlaw": Joyce, Svevo, And The Appropriation Of Marginalized Dialects, Adam Marc Morris Jan 1995

"In The Language Of The Outlaw": Joyce, Svevo, And The Appropriation Of Marginalized Dialects, Adam Marc Morris

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"Beowulf": Worda And Worca, Christina M. Coyne Jan 1995

"Beowulf": Worda And Worca, Christina M. Coyne

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Is All This Digression Or Isn't It Digression: "Fourplay" And Its Effects In Ford Madox Ford's "The Good Soldier", Stephen Robert Bennett Jan 1995

Is All This Digression Or Isn't It Digression: "Fourplay" And Its Effects In Ford Madox Ford's "The Good Soldier", Stephen Robert Bennett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.