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The Forgotten Beauty Of The Feminine: Elena Guro’S The Little Camels Of The Sky, Virginia Woolf’S The Waves, And The Holy Grail Of The “Woman’S Sentence”, Bailey Orr May 2018

The Forgotten Beauty Of The Feminine: Elena Guro’S The Little Camels Of The Sky, Virginia Woolf’S The Waves, And The Holy Grail Of The “Woman’S Sentence”, Bailey Orr

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In her seminal 1929 feminist essay “A Room of One’s Own,” Virginia Woolf bemoans the lack of a utopian “woman’s sentence” vis-à-vis the “men’s sentence” that has dominated literature and from which no woman writer has successfully managed to free herself. Indeed, the aforementioned quotes illustrate a yearning for a nonexistent, or long-forgotten, language that expresses the linguistically inexpressible. In my thesis, I propose that both the English novelist and essayist Virginia Woolf and the Russian poet and artist Elena Guro establish the optimal creative state as independent of the burden of masculine language. In their respective ...


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

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