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Potluck, Robert J. Zajkowski Dec 2012

Potluck, Robert J. Zajkowski

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Little Town Blues, Jeannette Brown Dec 2012

Little Town Blues, Jeannette Brown

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

"Little Town Blues" is a novel about a woman burdened by a childhood accident and surviver's guilt. She sneaks into a vacation house on Friday nights to read a novel. Bored with her marriage and her work as a hairdresser, her behavior becomes increasingly riskier.


Rendezvous: Stories And A Novella, Heath Fisher Dec 2012

Rendezvous: Stories And A Novella, Heath Fisher

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

People are often a product of their environment, and each of the characters in this collection is an example of that shaping effect. These stories take you to the southern plains–land of red dirt, Bluestem, and prairie wind. Themes like hope, loss, and the exploration of frontier appear throughout the collection. In each story the setting becomes a character, forcing us to recognize the importance of place in our lives.


Any Bodies' Protest Novel: Challenging The Politics Of Canon Formation In The Works Of Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, And James Baldwin, Anthony M. Casciano Dec 2012

Any Bodies' Protest Novel: Challenging The Politics Of Canon Formation In The Works Of Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, And James Baldwin, Anthony M. Casciano

English Master’s Theses

James Baldwin, Nella Larsen, and Zora Neale Hurston are three authors who are very often read alongside one another in classrooms, book groups, and history. This grouping is often based on a system of seemingly arbitrary but identity-based categorical structures . Facets of the author' s assigned social categories (African i\merican, woman, queer) are read within a greater historical context to create stability, meaning, continuity, and mass-identification where it may or may not actually exist. However, a thorough examination of the aesthetic commonalities and connections between each of these authors ' most wel l known works reveal s not an engagement ...


Nation Nine, Madeleine Bryant Dec 2012

Nation Nine, Madeleine Bryant

Senior Honors Theses

This senior honors thesis is an excerpt from a young adult science fiction novel. The story revolves around a group of nine survivors in a post-apocalyptic Earth, as they struggle to cope with the dangers of a corrupt government, radiation poisoning, unknown viruses, and a species of ever-evolving monsters known as “lamia.” Themes explored within the story include personal identity, tyranny and freewill. The story is prefaced with the author’s own thoughts on fiction’s purpose for both authors and readers.


R.A., Fred G. Leebron Dec 2012

R.A., Fred G. Leebron

English Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Quarry Light And Other Stories, Claudia Lois Smith Dec 2012

Quarry Light And Other Stories, Claudia Lois Smith

Dissertations

Quarry Light and Other Stories is a collection of short stories and one novella articulating themes of violence, trauma, and sexuality. The stories in Quarry Light and Other Stories are arranged according the theme, movement, and tonality. Although they can stand alone, the stories are meant to be read interdependently. The collection is accompanied by a critical introduction.


Occasionally Disparate Stories, Ryan A. Macdonald Nov 2012

Occasionally Disparate Stories, Ryan A. Macdonald

Ryan A. MacDonald

This Thesis consists of mostly single page stories.


Crosscurrents: Fall 2012, Associated Students Of The University Of Puget Sound Oct 2012

Crosscurrents: Fall 2012, Associated Students Of The University Of Puget Sound

Crosscurrents

No abstract provided.


Necroburbia, Sebastian Gregory Oct 2012

Necroburbia, Sebastian Gregory

Dissertations, Theses and Capstone Projects

The first 150 pages of novel set in an imaginary Houston suburb. It tells the story of two families connected by a murder that happened twenty-five years ago.


Interview With Monsters Of The Midway Author Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley, John Warner Sep 2012

Interview With Monsters Of The Midway Author Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley, John Warner

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Interview with John Warner for Indie BookSpot about the author’s experience writing, publishing, and marketing his books.


Nelson Bond - Author And Scriptwriter, Lisle G. Brown Sep 2012

Nelson Bond - Author And Scriptwriter, Lisle G. Brown

Lisle G Brown

An online exhibit devoted to the life and works of Nelson Bond. Bond was a author of fantasy and science fiction, as well as sports and adventures stores, during the hay-day of pulp magazines, the 1930s and 40s. He later turned to radio and television screen wiring during the 1950s and 60s. The exhibit includes an exhaustive listing of his creative works, illustrated by examples of the pulp magazine covers and other visual items. It has still and moving images, as well as a guide to his papers in the Special Collections.


November, Mckenna Rinta Sep 2012

November, Mckenna Rinta

The Promethean

No abstract provided.


Poppy, Jamie Dugas Sep 2012

Poppy, Jamie Dugas

The Promethean

No abstract provided.


The Promethean, Rust And Stardust (2012-2013), English Department Sep 2012

The Promethean, Rust And Stardust (2012-2013), English Department

The Promethean

No abstract provided.


Assunta And A Bag Of Food, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

Assunta And A Bag Of Food, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Life in the Mezzogiorno of Italy in the town of San Nicandro Garganico. The author briefly ponders his aging.


Six Crosses, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

Six Crosses, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Brief short story or observation about life in a small southern Italian town.


Kayleigh's Australian Adventure: A Story For Children, Diane A. Wetmore Aug 2012

Kayleigh's Australian Adventure: A Story For Children, Diane A. Wetmore

Honors Theses

This is a children's book for upper elementary students (3rd/4th grade) as an introduction to Australian culture


Nowhereland, Matthew Bains Aug 2012

Nowhereland, Matthew Bains

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

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Best Laid Plans And Other Betrayals, Kimberly Clouse Aug 2012

Best Laid Plans And Other Betrayals, Kimberly Clouse

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Evolution, Bryan M. Furuness Jul 2012

Evolution, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

No abstract available


Evolution, Bryan M. Furuness Jul 2012

Evolution, Bryan M. Furuness

Bryan M. Furuness

No abstract provided.


Key 16 The Tower Jul 2012

Key 16 The Tower

Syracuse University Magazine

The Man Behind Mongo

Think of the rich tradition of mystery serial novels and Spade and Hammer are certain to come to mind. But Mongo? That is the moniker of George Chesbro'sheroic protaganist, the dwarf detective with a doctoratein criminology who has starred in seven Chesbronovels. A 1962 SU graduate in special education, Chesbro taught mentally retarded and emotionally disturbed students near his Nyack, New York, home until 1979, when he began writing full-time. He has written 16 books, including the "Mangos": Shadow of a Broken Man (1977), City of Whispering Stone(1978), An Affair of Sorcerers (1979), The ...


Alligators In Academe Jul 2012

Alligators In Academe

Syracuse University Magazine

Mystery is only one of the genres in which prolific writer Richard Hammer dabbles. lrue, he has won two Edgar Allan Poe Awards, but he has also written about the Vietnam War, politics, the civil rights movement, and other events of our times. He is a former New York Times reporter who has published also in many magazines. He wrote and narrated the film Interviews With My-Lai veterans, which won an Academy Award for best documentary. Both Ed gars came in the true crime category, for The Vatican Connection (1982) and The CBS Murders (1987). Other nonfiction works include Betwem ...


Killed Top To Bottom Jul 2012

Killed Top To Bottom

Syracuse University Magazine

Lnle do the well-meaning faculty members of Whitten College understand that TV executive Matt Cobb is, in truth, a high-level corporate snoop and trouble-shooter. Cobb is the protaganist of five novels by William DeAndrea. A sixth is coming soon. The fictitious Whitten College, the town of Sewanka, and some of the characters featured in this story were first created for DeAndrea's Killed \o/'ith a Passion, published in 1983. Other Cobb books are Killed in the Ratings (1978), Killed in the Aa(1981), Passion, Killed on the Ice (1984), and Killed in Paradise (1988; due in paperback this summer ...


Mythic Circle #34, Gwenyth E. Hood Jul 2012

Mythic Circle #34, Gwenyth E. Hood

The Mythic Circle

No abstract provided.


God's Dogs: A Novel In Stories, Mitch Wieland Jul 2012

God's Dogs: A Novel In Stories, Mitch Wieland

Mitch Wieland

Ferrell Swan has fled the shambles of his life in Ohio for the vast and empty landscape of Idaho’s high desert. Here he tries to escape his past and its failures—even to escape memory itself. He seeks solace in sunrises and sunsets, wild mustangs and wheeling hawks, and the coyotes that roam his one hundred acres of scrubland. Through visits from his stepson and his ex-wife, through occasional contacts with odd and reclusive neighbors, Swan confronts himself in order to realize his humanity.


Science Fiction And Fantasy: The Cosmic Players, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker Jul 2012

Science Fiction And Fantasy: The Cosmic Players, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker

Library Presentations, Posters, and Videos

This presentation gives an overview of science fiction and fantasy, including its origins, the prominent writers in each era, and its many subgenres and variations.


Someplace Else, Rebecca Hotaling Nix Jul 2012

Someplace Else, Rebecca Hotaling Nix

ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women and Gender Studies

No abstract provided.


Ah, The Single Life, Kate Nixon Jul 2012

Ah, The Single Life, Kate Nixon

ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women and Gender Studies

No abstract provided.