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Toward A More Inclusive Structure Of Sport: Is Participation In Coeducational Physical Activities Related To Perceptions Of Gender And Athletic Ability?, Rachel M. La Croix Jan 1996

Toward A More Inclusive Structure Of Sport: Is Participation In Coeducational Physical Activities Related To Perceptions Of Gender And Athletic Ability?, Rachel M. La Croix

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

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Edna Pontellier's Impossible Dream: Fantasy And Reality In "The Awakening", Ronda Marie Holm Jan 1996

Edna Pontellier's Impossible Dream: Fantasy And Reality In "The Awakening", Ronda Marie Holm

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Paine, Blake And Hegemony, Grace Moore Jan 1996

Paine, Blake And Hegemony, Grace Moore

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No abstract provided.


The Spirit Of The Times: Church, State And Revolution In Virginia, Kenneth William Rosenfeld Jan 1996

The Spirit Of The Times: Church, State And Revolution In Virginia, Kenneth William Rosenfeld

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Radical Environmentalism And Religion, Evelyn Louise Bush Jan 1996

Radical Environmentalism And Religion, Evelyn Louise Bush

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"Seventeen" Magazine As A Manual For "Doing Gender", Amy N. Vreeland Jan 1996

"Seventeen" Magazine As A Manual For "Doing Gender", Amy N. Vreeland

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Search For Completion In Toni Morrison's "Sula", Elizabeth Bowler Ncneer Jan 1996

The Search For Completion In Toni Morrison's "Sula", Elizabeth Bowler Ncneer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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On The Path To Paterson: Prose And The Search For The American Language, Mary Carolyn Click Jan 1996

On The Path To Paterson: Prose And The Search For The American Language, Mary Carolyn Click

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.


A Knowable World: America, The City, And The Thematics Of Book Five Of William Carlos Williams' "Paterson", Gaston De Bearn Jan 1996

A Knowable World: America, The City, And The Thematics Of Book Five Of William Carlos Williams' "Paterson", Gaston De Bearn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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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

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The Heavens Or The Abyss: A Reading Of Edith Wharton's "The House Of Mirth" As A Romance, Joseph Rives Nicholson Jan 1996

The Heavens Or The Abyss: A Reading Of Edith Wharton's "The House Of Mirth" As A Romance, Joseph Rives Nicholson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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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.


Calamus, Drum-Taps, And Whitman's Model Of Comradeship, Charles B. Green Jan 1996

Calamus, Drum-Taps, And Whitman's Model Of Comradeship, Charles B. Green

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

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Segregation And The Politics Of Race: Mary Mcleod Bethune And The National Youth Administration, 1935-1943, Joel Bennett Hall Jan 1996

Segregation And The Politics Of Race: Mary Mcleod Bethune And The National Youth Administration, 1935-1943, Joel Bennett Hall

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Unstable Compounds: Progressive And Regressive Impulses In Four Contemporary American Documentaries And The Prospect For Social Change, Stephen Henry Bransford Jan 1996

Unstable Compounds: Progressive And Regressive Impulses In Four Contemporary American Documentaries And The Prospect For Social Change, Stephen Henry Bransford

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Puritan Town And Gown: Harvard College And Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1636--1800., John Daniel Burton Jan 1996

Puritan Town And Gown: Harvard College And Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1636--1800., John Daniel Burton

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"The Road To Ruins And Restoration": Roland W Robbins And The Professionalization Of Historical Archaeology, Donald Walter Linebaugh Jan 1996

"The Road To Ruins And Restoration": Roland W Robbins And The Professionalization Of Historical Archaeology, Donald Walter Linebaugh

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Roland W. Robbins helped to pioneer the profession of historical archaeology. as the discipline professionalized, he found himself increasingly excluded. This study analyzes Robbins's career within the context of the disciplines of archaeology and historic preservation and considers the professionalization process, current cultural resource management practice, the value of early data, and the importance of public archaeology.;The study also explores archaeology as Robbins's solution to his long personal crisis of vocation. He reacted to his coming of age during the Depression by searching for personal foundations and also responded to larger cultural needs, including a quest for ...


"Preserving Their Form And Features": The Role Of Coffins In The American Understanding Of Death, 1607-1870, Brent Warren Tharp Jan 1996

"Preserving Their Form And Features": The Role Of Coffins In The American Understanding Of Death, 1607-1870, Brent Warren Tharp

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation is a study of the American coffin, its origins, forms, and meanings especially with regard to its role in the integration of death in American society before 1870. Coffins have generally been ignored by material culture studies primarily because of our society's cultural uneasiness with the topic of death. Current American funeral and burial practices seem bizarre and ahistorical and have often been characterized as the result of twentieth-century commercial greed. However, coffins have a long history as important artifacts which American society has used to legitimize death in subtly different ways for generations. This study examines ...


Ship Of Wealth: Massachusetts Merchants, Foreign Goods, And The Transformation Of Anglo-America, 1670-1760, Phyllis Whitman Hunter Jan 1996

Ship Of Wealth: Massachusetts Merchants, Foreign Goods, And The Transformation Of Anglo-America, 1670-1760, Phyllis Whitman Hunter

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study examines capitalism and cultural change in early New England. The research focuses on leading merchants in Boston and Salem, Massachusetts from the last third of the seventeenth century to 1760. During this period, merchants, royal officials, and professionals formed a prominent influential elite that refashioned the town landscape and social structure of colonial ports. Merchants adopted a new Anglo-American worldview that gradually supplanted Puritan spiritual and providential understanding of the world and, instead, emphasized visible, material characteristics as the source of value in science, commerce, and consumption. The resultant "world of goods," created a social marketplace where identity ...


Facing Philadelphia: The Social Functions Of Silhouettes, Miniatures, And Daguerreotypes, 1760-1860, Anne Ayer Verplanck Jan 1996

Facing Philadelphia: The Social Functions Of Silhouettes, Miniatures, And Daguerreotypes, 1760-1860, Anne Ayer Verplanck

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In 1807, Charles Fraser lauded fellow miniature artist Edward Greene Malbone's ability to produce "such striking resemblances, that they will never fail to perpetuate the tenderness of friendship, to divert the cares of absence, and to aid affection in dwelling on those features and that image which death has forever wrested from it." The explanations traditionally given for the commissioning of portraits--the perpetuation of family or institutional memory--correspond with Fraser's comments. Yet these explanations rarely incorporate the social context: the communities in which images were produced and the individual, familial, or group meanings of portraits.;"Facing Philadelphia: The ...


Labor At Home: The Domestic World Of Workers At The Du Pont Powder Mills, 1802-1902, Margaret M. Mulrooney Jan 1996

Labor At Home: The Domestic World Of Workers At The Du Pont Powder Mills, 1802-1902, Margaret M. Mulrooney

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

While the history of the du Pont family and Du Pont Company have been well-documented, little is known about the everyday lives of the Irish Catholic immigrants who lived and worked at the home plant near Wilmington, Delaware. to correct this oversight, "Labor at Home" explores every aspect of the powder workers' domestic world--from religious beliefs, family structure, gender relations, and ethnic ties, to houses, furnishings, and yards--and uses this data to support new conclusions about cultural identity and class affiliation. as early as the 1820s, for example, powder mill families began to convey their increasing affiliation with bourgeois American ...


Tapping Hidden Talent: The Identification Of Culturally Diverse Students For Gifted Education Programs In The Southeastern United States, Priscilla Richmond Jan 1996

Tapping Hidden Talent: The Identification Of Culturally Diverse Students For Gifted Education Programs In The Southeastern United States, Priscilla Richmond

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to provide a profile of gifted education identification procedures for culturally diverse ethnic populations (African-American, Native-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic) in the southeastern region of the United States. In this research, data from educators was analyzed by means of surveys and in-depth inquiries to provide a profile of gifted education identification procedures. The objectives for this study were to determine with respect to the identification of culturally diverse students for gifted education: their proportional representation in gifted education programs, the utilization of multiple identification measures with these populations, the consideration given to their gifted and ...


The Effect Of Chemical Dependency Counselors' Spiritual Well-Being On The Spiritual Well-Being Of Their Clients, Clifford Wilson Brooks Jr. Jan 1996

The Effect Of Chemical Dependency Counselors' Spiritual Well-Being On The Spiritual Well-Being Of Their Clients, Clifford Wilson Brooks Jr.

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact an inpatient substance abuse counselors' spiritual well-being had on chemically dependent patients' spiritual well-being over the course of two weeks in treatment.;Raymond Paloutzian and Craig Ellison developed the Spiritual Well-Being Scale which was utilized in this study along with the Rokeach Value Survey, the Personal Orientation Inventory, and the Profile of Adaptation to Life Scale. Pre and Post test packets containing the Spiritual Well-Being Scale and the Profile of Adaptation to Life Scale were administered to one hundred ten inpatient alcohol and drug patients. A total of forty-five alcohol ...


The Juggling Act Female Administrators Perform Between Their Professional And Nonprofessional Lives, Betsy Taylor Roesch Jan 1996

The Juggling Act Female Administrators Perform Between Their Professional And Nonprofessional Lives, Betsy Taylor Roesch

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to examine how full-time female college administrators juggle the responsibilities in their professional lives with those of their nonprofessional lives.;A total of thirty female administrators were selected from both private and public four-year institutions in eastern Virginia. Snowball sampling was used to identify the women who met the criteria of the study. The women were all full-time college administrators who had at least one child still living at home and at least one living parent. They were all members of the "sandwich generation". One-third of the women were African American.;Information on each ...


Issues Of Power And Centrality In United Methodist Ministers' Occupational Activities: Implications For Professional Education, Richard Bruce Osmann Jan 1996

Issues Of Power And Centrality In United Methodist Ministers' Occupational Activities: Implications For Professional Education, Richard Bruce Osmann

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this interview based qualitative study was to explore the influence that a plurality of social contexts, represented through United Methodist congregations in the Virginia Conference, have on the formation of ministers' occupational activities.;The study used a typology developed by Larry Blazer (1987) to identify the occupational activities practiced by parish ministers. The investigation weighted clergy's professional practice using Judith Hackman's (1985) concepts of power and centrality in her study institutions of higher education's budgeting process. Congregational representatives identified occupational activities that were central and peripheral to their congregation's mission. Clergy identified the ...