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Review Of I'M Right Here By Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen, Shaune Young 2011 Cedarville University

Review Of I'M Right Here By Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen, Shaune Young

Library Intern Book Reviews

No abstract provided.


Review Of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children By Ransom Riggs, Tesla A. Klinger 2011 Cedarville University

Review Of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children By Ransom Riggs, Tesla A. Klinger

Library Intern Book Reviews

No abstract provided.


Introduction: A Tale Of Our Own Times, Melissa J. Homestead 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Introduction: A Tale Of Our Own Times, Melissa J. Homestead

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Catharine Sedgwick and the American Novel of Manners

In his preface to his novel of manners Home as Found (1838), James Fenimore Cooper repeats what were already commonplaces about American society as the subject matter for fiction. Lamenting "that no attempt to delineate ordinary American life, either on the stage or in the pages of a novel, has been rewarded with successful he admits Home as Found is another such attempt but professes he has "scarcely a hope of success. It would be indeed a desperate undertaking, to think of making anything interesting in the way of a Roman de ...


Absurdity As Resistance In Arab Literature, Melissa Hammond 2011 Hollins University

Absurdity As Resistance In Arab Literature, Melissa Hammond

Undergraduate Research Awards

Examines the use of absurdity in literature written by Arab women, specifically Beirut Fragments by Jean Said Makdisi, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law by Suad Amiry, and the short story "Thirty-One Beautiful Green Trees," by Salwa Bakr. The PDF includes the author's entry submission essay for the 2011 Undergraduate Research Awards.


Kindred And A Canticle For Leibowitz As Palimpsestic Novels, Sue Vander Hook 2011 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Kindred And A Canticle For Leibowitz As Palimpsestic Novels, Sue Vander Hook

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

This thesis is an investigation of a possible new categorization under the speculative fiction umbrella—a genre called palimpsestic novels. Palimpsestic novels are characterized by layers of time in the past, the present, and sometimes the future. In a fantastical setting, often with nonscientific time travel, the layers illuminate and provide contemporary significance to eras of history that have either become blurred or forgotten through time. The formation of a palimpsestic genre will provide an appropriate categorization for some speculative fiction novels that currently are nebulous mixtures of several genres, have no genre classification at all, or would better fit ...


The Legitimacy Of Children's And Young Adult Literature As Literature, Timothy Akers 2011 Minnesota State University - Mankato

The Legitimacy Of Children's And Young Adult Literature As Literature, Timothy Akers

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

This article offers the idea that children's and young adult literature is true literature and not merely a sub genre of fiction. There are unique critical approaches that can be applied to children's literature which can be used in the teaching and promotion of such literature.


Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2011 University of Alberta

Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven. Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998. ISBN 90-420-0534-3 299 pages, bibliography, index. Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek presents a framework of comparative literature based on a contextual (systemic and empirical) approach for the study of culture and literature and applies the framework in audience studies, film and literature, women's literature, translation studies, new media and scholarship in the humanities and in the analyses of English, French, German, Austrian, Hungarian, Romanian, and English-Canadian modern, contemporary, and ethnic minority texts. Copyright release to the author in 2006.


Poema Of Lieutenant Schmidt’S End: Pasternak’S Dialogue With Tsvetaeva Through The Prism Of Genre., Ludmila Lavine 2011 Bucknell University

Poema Of Lieutenant Schmidt’S End: Pasternak’S Dialogue With Tsvetaeva Through The Prism Of Genre., Ludmila Lavine

Faculty Journal Articles

Boris Pasternak’s poemy are acutely self-conscious of their place in the epic tradition. Lieutenant Schmidt (LS) represents one attempt at exploring the parameters of the poema itself as the poet makes a “difficult” transition from “lyric thinking” to “the epic.” In this article I examine this transition against a contemporaneous example in the genre, Tsvetaeva’s Poema of the End (PE). In LS, structural elements of the poema are counterposed to those of PE. While PE amplifies the individual voice, LS muffles what is personal for the sake of the public voice. While PE is atemporal, LS is historical ...


The Language Of Horses, Julie Hensley 2010 Eastern Kentucky University

The Language Of Horses, Julie Hensley

Julie Hensley

Advance Praise for The Language of Horses "These living, breathing poems woo us...and we happily succumb to their charms."

-Dorothy Sutton, author of Backing into Mountains and Startling Art: Darwin and Matisse

"Here, among mountains and cornfields, stables and laboratories, are compelling human tongues: mother, father, daughters, lovers. The Language of Horses, in Hensley's fertile imagination and deft hands, is indeed 'the language of life rising.'"

-Libby Falk Jones, author of Above the Eastern Hilltops, Blue

"Like the scents of haymows and meadows, these poems of longing carry the reader back to an idyllic childhood in Big Stone ...


Beeconomy: What Women And Bees Can Teach Us About Local Trade And The Global Market, Tammy Horn 2010 Eastern Kentucky University

Beeconomy: What Women And Bees Can Teach Us About Local Trade And The Global Market, Tammy Horn

Tammy Horn

Queen bee. Worker bees. Busy as a bee. These phrases have shaped perceptions of women for centuries, but how did these stereotypes begin? Who are the women who keep bees and what can we learn from them? Beeconomy examines the fascinating evolution of the relationship between women and bees around the world. From Africa to Australia to Asia, women have participated in the pragmatic aspects of honey hunting and in the more advanced skills associated with beekeeping as hive technology has advanced through the centuries.

Synthesizing the various aspects of hive-related products, such as beewax and cosmetics, as well as ...


Book Review: The Gloria Anzaldual Reader, And: The Feminist Theory Reader Local And Global Perspectives, And: Feminism Redux An Anthology Of Literary Theory And Criticism, Xiumei Pu 2010 Georgia State University

Book Review: The Gloria Anzaldual Reader, And: The Feminist Theory Reader Local And Global Perspectives, And: Feminism Redux An Anthology Of Literary Theory And Criticism, Xiumei Pu

Xiumei Pu

No abstract provided.


Expecting, Julie Hensley 2010 Eastern Kentucky University

Expecting, Julie Hensley

Julie Hensley

Cora As soon as your brother-in-law gives you word, you begin making the room ready. One of the upstairs bedrooms. The one with the east facing window. The room that was never filled.

You paint the walls a pale lilac. Elden and one of the farmhands drag an old iron bed in from the storage room in the barn. You sand off the rust and paint it white. You hang sheer curtains and spread a bright quilt—one of dozens your grandmother made over the years—across the bed. As a final touch, you add an antique vanity—a splurge ...


The Evocation Of Perspective Diagrams In Wallace Stevens's "To An Old Philosopher In Rome", Nevin Mayer 2010 John Carroll University

The Evocation Of Perspective Diagrams In Wallace Stevens's "To An Old Philosopher In Rome", Nevin Mayer

Nevin J Mayer

No abstract provided.


The Spoils Of War, Rebecca Gould 2010 University of Bristol

The Spoils Of War, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

“The Spoils of War,” New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (story about war and corruption in the North Caucasus, with critical introduction comparing the Chechen war to the Palestinian conflict) 82 (2011): 35-42.


Review Of The Calligrapher’S Secret By Rafik Schami, Rebecca Gould 2010 University of Bristol

Review Of The Calligrapher’S Secret By Rafik Schami, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

The Calligrapher’s Secret by Rafik Schami, Wasafiri: The Magazine of International Contemporary Writing 27 (3): 94-96.


Wordsworth And Milton: The Prelude And Paradise Lost, Colin McCormack 2010 Providence College

Wordsworth And Milton: The Prelude And Paradise Lost, Colin Mccormack

English Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Fatherhood And Fatherland In Chimamanda Adichie's "Purple Hibiscus"., Audrey D. Peters 2010 East Tennessee State University

Fatherhood And Fatherland In Chimamanda Adichie's "Purple Hibiscus"., Audrey D. Peters

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Purple Hibiscus, a novel by third-generation Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie, appears at first glance to be a simple work of adolescent fiction, a bildungsroman in which a pair of siblings navigate the typical challenges of incipient adulthood: social ostracism, an abusive parent, emerging desire. However, the novel's setting-a revolutionary-era Nigeria-is clearly intended to evoke post-Biafra Nigeria, itself the setting of Adichie's other major work, Half of a Yellow Sun. This setting takes Purple Hibiscus beyond the scope of most modern adolescent fiction, creating a complex allegory in which the emergence of self and struggle for identity of the ...


The James Brothers And The Tragic Beauty Of Individualism, Corey Plante 2010 Providence College

The James Brothers And The Tragic Beauty Of Individualism, Corey Plante

English Student Papers

No abstract provided.


The Crooked Median, Monica Zarazua 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Crooked Median, Monica Zarazua

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

Words search. There are specific points designated by written language, where one might stand for just a little while until the satisfaction of a pattern is revealed. In this collection of stories, one of the forces that serves as a catalyst for this search is the outside gaze. The gaze exerts itself onto characters. The characters may or may not be conscious of it, may or may not welcome it, but they must grapple with it. The gaze projects its needs and desires onto the characters. It seeks to control them, and it desires to be viewed with admiration, lowered ...


Coming Down Out Of The Tree: Exploring Memory And Identity In H.D.'S End To Torment, Natalie Mahaffey 2010 Clemson University

Coming Down Out Of The Tree: Exploring Memory And Identity In H.D.'S End To Torment, Natalie Mahaffey

All Theses

This thesis focuses on the text End to Torment: A Memoir of Ezra Pound by H.D., as well as the small collection of poetry entitled 'Hilda's Book' by Ezra Pound, which appears in the back of the memoir. My exploration into these texts consists of the reliability of memory, the role memory plays on identity, and the significance of identity as defined by non-fiction, creative writing. For End to Torment, I focus specifically on H.D.'s approach to memory as defined by her work with Dr. Sigmund Freud, as well as the impact this approach has on ...


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