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Summer, Laika Abdulali 2012 Trinity College

Summer, Laika Abdulali

The Trinity Papers (2011 - present)

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The Possible Is Monstrous, Selected Poems, By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Translated By Daniele Pantano [Book Review], Frederick Lubich 2012 Old Dominion University

The Possible Is Monstrous, Selected Poems, By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Translated By Daniele Pantano [Book Review], Frederick Lubich

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

The article reviews the book "The Possible is Monstrous, Selected Poems," by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, translated by Daniele Pantano. New York: Black Lawrence Press, 2010


Death's Brother, Gayle Greene 2012 Scripps College

Death's Brother, Gayle Greene

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

No abstract provided.


Non-Subjects And Post-Individuals: The Negotiation Of Identity In The Postmodern American Suburb, Lacey N. Smith 2012 University of Colorado at Boulder

Non-Subjects And Post-Individuals: The Negotiation Of Identity In The Postmodern American Suburb, Lacey N. Smith

Comparative Literature Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Suburban studies, particularly with regards to literary analysis, has only recently been recognized as an analytical space in its own right rather than as a peripheral space within urban studies. Through close readings of both Danielle Dutton's S P R A W L and Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides, this essay investigates the ways that the suburb functions as a type of postmodern space, specifically focusing on the implications such space poses for notions of identity, individuality and subjectivity. In this essay, I employ Henri Lefebvre's theory of the production of space, Fredric Jameson's theory of postmodern ...


The Shape Of Catharine Sedgwick's Career, Melissa J. Homestead 2012 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Shape Of Catharine Sedgwick's Career, Melissa J. Homestead

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Catharine Maria Sedgwick published her first novel in 1822 and her last in 1857. Her productivity slackened in the 1850S, as aging weakened her eyesight and arthritis made it difficult to write clearly. However, from 1822 through the 1840s, she published multiple works of prose fiction (tales, sketches, novellas, or novels) nearly every year. Despite this extraordinary record of productivity, Sedgwick regularly appears in literary history as the author of a single work, Hope Leslie (I827), her historical novel about relations between the Puritans and the native inhabitants of New England. A few other women authors before and contemporary with ...


Los Fantasmas Queer De La Dictadura Franquista: ¡Toda Una Re-Velación!, Danae Gallo González 2012 University of Kentucky

Los Fantasmas Queer De La Dictadura Franquista: ¡Toda Una Re-Velación!, Danae Gallo González

Theses and Dissertations--Modern and Classical Languages, Literature and Cultures

This paper is part of the academic effort to recover historical memory in post-Civil War Spain and metaphorically applies the so-called Giobert Tincture to Carmen Martín Gaite’s El cuarto de atrás (1978), Dulce Chacón’s La voz dormida (2002) and Pedro Almodóvar’s La mala educación (2004) in order show how these works reveal the ghosts of the repression exerted against the epitome of the abject/obscene by Franco’s dictatorship: the queer collective. This collective continues to suffer from marginalization as well as from the effects of repression. I argue that El cuarto de atrás reveals C.’s ...


Madhouse Messiah, Rick Laurent Feely 2012 University of Pennsylvania

Madhouse Messiah, Rick Laurent Feely

Posters

"Madhouse Messiah" takes a visual approach to key moments in the life of poet Allen Ginsberg between the years of 1948 and 1956. Rick's poster features a timeline of images representing moments such as Ginsberg's famous Blake vision, his mother's lobotomy, and the publication of "Howl." The timeline is juxtaposed with a word cloud from "Howl" and an image of a once-sterile room falling apart. Key visual elements:

  • Jarring image selections
  • Vertical timeline
  • Predominance of black and tan tones

This was created for the Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF) Undergraduate Research Symposium.


Short-Circuiting Aesthetics: A Novel Theory About The Origins Of Hitler And The Nazis, Michael Lackey 2012 University of Minnesota Morris

Short-Circuiting Aesthetics: A Novel Theory About The Origins Of Hitler And The Nazis, Michael Lackey

English Publications

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Rhetorics Of Empire: The Falangist Discourse Of War (1939-1943), M. Elena Aldea Agudo 2012 University of Kentucky

Rhetorics Of Empire: The Falangist Discourse Of War (1939-1943), M. Elena Aldea Agudo

Theses and Dissertations--Hispanic Studies

During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) a mix of right-wing ideologies existed among the Francoist forces. In sharp contrast with the Republican forces, the Francoist insurgents were successful in banding together despite their ideological differences. However, in the postwar era, this relative unity gave way to a struggle among the different ideological positions, each striving to impose its agenda for the new State. The party Falange Española Tradicionalista y de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional Sindicalista (FET y de las JONS) assumed power, but was not entirely successful in advancing its totalitarian project, which it had inherited from the prewar ...


Rachilde, Marguerite Eymery Vallette (1860-1953), Ria Banerjee 2012 CUNY Guttman Community College

Rachilde, Marguerite Eymery Vallette (1860-1953), Ria Banerjee

Publications and Research

This is a biographical overview of the life and principle works of the French author Rachilde, a.k.a. Marguerite Eymery Vallette (1860-1953), one of the few women writers working in the masculinist field of fin-de-siecle or decadent fiction.


Yiddish In Abramovitsh's Literary Revival Of Hebrew, Ken Frieden 2012 Syracuse University

Yiddish In Abramovitsh's Literary Revival Of Hebrew, Ken Frieden

Religion

No abstract provided.


Mediums Change, Fears Stay The Same, Lucy Wilhelms 2012 Colby College

Mediums Change, Fears Stay The Same, Lucy Wilhelms

Honors Theses

Although generally dismissed by scholars as being overly sentimental or superstitious, the gothic genre has survived for over four centuries and maintained significant cultural appeal, outlasting the sentimental novel and the travelogue as popular literature. What, then, makes this genre different? What is so special about the gothic?

In my thesis, I examine the evolving cultural appeal of the gothic genre that keeps it attractive and relevant for readers by tracing the gothic text, The Woman in Black by Susan Hill, through its initial inception and its subsequent adaptations. As a novel, The Woman in Black both repeats and revises ...


"I Could Kill You Quite Easily, Bella, Simply By Accident": Violence And Romance In Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" Saga, Samantha Amber Oakley 2012 Minnesota State University - Mankato

"I Could Kill You Quite Easily, Bella, Simply By Accident": Violence And Romance In Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" Saga, Samantha Amber Oakley

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

This thesis argues that Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga is an exemplification of rape culture due to its valorization of romantic relationships that are psychologically abusive, violent, and ultimately destructive. In my analysis, I use a postmodern feminist framework to examine the four main books in the series: Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn. Specifically, focusing on how the female protagonist, Bella Swan, is portrayed, I interrogate the interactions with her two love interests, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black. I found that the romantic developments between Bella, Edward, and Jacob are depicted as violent and dangerous affairs that echo ...


The Influence Of Nietzsche And Schopenhauer On Hermann Hesse, Kathryn Punsly 2012 Claremont McKenna College

The Influence Of Nietzsche And Schopenhauer On Hermann Hesse, Kathryn Punsly

CMC Senior Theses

In my first chapter, I will discuss the mark of Cain at greater length and introduce the idea of daemon. In the second chapter, I will discuss how it functions as part of Nietzschean active nihilism. Finally, in the third chapter, I will explore the problem of somberness and the problem of fanaticism, and see how Hesse tries to resolve these two problems.


Rain Inside The Elevator: Dualities In The Plays Of Sarah Ruhl As Seen Through The Lens Of Ancient Greek Theatre, Hannah Fattor 2012 University of Puget Sound

Rain Inside The Elevator: Dualities In The Plays Of Sarah Ruhl As Seen Through The Lens Of Ancient Greek Theatre, Hannah Fattor

Summer Research

Considering the modern playwright Sarah Ruhl’s current body of work through the paradigm of ancient Greek theatrical tradition illuminates many links to Greek theatre and highlights the depth of the emotions within her plays. The ancient Greek playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes, along with Ruhl, confront themes of love and death with both sorrow and humor, considering the different ways people cope with traumatic circumstances. They focus in particular on the relationships that form between people after a significant loss, and how humans come together in a community, seeking connection with each other. By theatrically exploring the themes ...


Literary Culture: "New Soviet Man" In The Mirror Of Literature, Maurice Friedberg 2012 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Literary Culture: "New Soviet Man" In The Mirror Of Literature, Maurice Friedberg

Russian Culture

The roots of Soviet literary culture extend beyond the establishment of the Soviet state itself. Maxim Gorky's Mother written, ironically, some years before the Bolshevik Revolution in the United States (the country, it might be noted, that also contributed to the cause of the tradition of May Day observances) is one hallmark of that culture avant la lettre. Nikolai Chernyshevsky's What Is to Be Done, a novel often cited in Communist hagiographies as the inspiration of generations of nineteenth-century Russian revolutionaries (including, significantly, the founder of Soviet state himself, as well as his martyred brother) is another. And ...


"Una Conversacion Con Borges": Notas A Una Entrevista De Jose Donoso, Maria Laura Bocaz-Leiva 2012 University of Mary Washington

"Una Conversacion Con Borges": Notas A Una Entrevista De Jose Donoso, Maria Laura Bocaz-Leiva

Modern Languages and Literatures

En dos de los cuadernos de trabajo de Jose Donoso contenidos en el archivo de la Universidad de Iowa se encuentra un conjunto de anotaciones autografas en las que se hace evidente que el escritor no se encontraba trabajando en uno de sus proyectos literarios, sino en una entrevista a Jorge Luis Borges. Tras el hallazgo en el ano 2007 trate por diversos medios de encontrar la version publicada de este texto, ya que la importancia del entrevistado asi como la precaria situacion en la que se encontraba Donoso para entonces --sin trabajo, con poco dinero, apenas en los inicios ...


Review Of Dog In Charge By K.L. Going, Emily C. Hartman 2012 Cedarville University

Review Of Dog In Charge By K.L. Going, Emily C. Hartman

Library Intern Book Reviews

No abstract provided.


Review Of This Moose Belongs To Me By Oliver Jeffers, Emily C. Hartman 2012 Cedarville University

Review Of This Moose Belongs To Me By Oliver Jeffers, Emily C. Hartman

Library Intern Book Reviews

No abstract provided.


Review Of Waterloo And Trafalgar By Olivier Tallec, James T. Sandberg 2012 Cedarville University

Review Of Waterloo And Trafalgar By Olivier Tallec, James T. Sandberg

Library Intern Book Reviews

No abstract provided.


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