Browsing Theses and Dissertations - Department of English by Issue Date

Browsing Theses and Dissertations - Department of English by Issue Date

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  • Mayfield, Sara (University of Alabama Libraries, 1931)
    "Say quick,"quoth he, "I bid thee say – What manner of man art thou?"
  • Whitehouse, Stella Cocoris (University of Alabama Libraries, 1977)
    Criticism of the drama of the Renaissance has yielded an abundance of Marlovian scholarship, great and varied in scope. Particularly, there has been an immense interest in Marlowe's creation of the superhuman hero--the ...
  • Katz, Elaine S. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1978)
    College instruction in poetry systematically treats, prosody, symbolism, imagery, lexicology, the history of ideas, and critical biography--by no means to exhaust the list. Common sense dictates that it should be possible ...
  • Johnson, Rhonda (University of Alabama Libraries, 1983)
    Out of the women's movement has come a body of women's literature that is different in several ways from that produced prior to it. First, there is simply more of it being written, published, and read. Second, it is becoming ...
  • Sheets, Jessica Kathryn Ezell (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    The narrator, Jasmine, has moved recently from Arkansas to a small Midwestern town. As she describes the street she lives on, Maple Street, and her new hometown, she recalls the time, years earlier, when she worked as an ...
  • Fishkin, Benjamin Hart (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    A dilemma inherent within any parent-child relationship is that a youth may require attention and guidance that a parent is unable, or unwilling, to provide. How much is a parent willing to "give up" and will this new role ...
  • Simmons, Kathryn Merinda (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This project calls for a renewed consideration of Mary Prince's 1831 Caribbean slave narrative in critical readings of 20th-century women's migration novels. Specifically, I offer readings of how the signs "gender" and ...
  • Evil men 
    Wennermark, Erik (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    A collection of short stories interested in the nature of evil as it relates to the formulation of masculine identity. As means of this exploration, the collection engages a multitude of forms and narrative styles, as well ...
  • Lee, Michael Jeffrey (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    Something In My Eye is a collection of unlinked short stories set primarily in the southern United States.
  • De Dominic, Nicholas Paul (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    In this collection of poems, my concern is with patriarchy and story telling, specifically of stories passed from father to son, and the failure of hyper masculinity (cyclical violence, impotence, addiction, &c). The book ...
  • Brathwaite, Sara Strickland (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    Currently, there is a great debate concerning whether peer review is an effective activity in the university-level English-as-a-Second-Language writing classroom. Peer review offers the unique opportunity for second-language ...
  • Phillips, Amanda Lynn (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    In Victorian Masculinities, Herbert Sussman identifies the emergence of the "masculine plot" in mid-nineteenth century writing by male authors. The masculine plot, an alternative to the marriage plot's bourgeois domestic ...
  • Helms, Nicholas Ryan (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    In this thesis I attempt to build and use a cognitive theory of tragedy. I base this theory upon the work of George Lakoff, Mark Johnson, and Mark Turner, whose studies of embodied metaphor and conceptual blending offer ...
  • Gnall, Stacy Celine (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This thesis is a collection of poems by Stacy Gnall.
  • McCormick, Paige Reece (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This project fills several substantial lacunae in Achebe letters. First, it provides a chronological bibliography of the 1950-1975 Achebe corpus. This establishes for the first time a comprehensive and accurate illustration ...
  • Strong, Frances Justina (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    Landscapes of Memory: The Cartography of Longing examines three disparate twentieth century writers--Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, and Virginia Woolf--who use similar fictive strategies for the reclamation and revision ...
  • McKnight, Elizabeth Simpson (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This project explores the reasons that women write in diaries and blogs and the ways that they reckon with audience and identity through private writing in public spaces. It observes that women write to work through difficult ...
  • McWhirter, Elizabeth Evans (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This is an original work of fiction.
  • Cope, Frederick LaRon (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This project explores the cultural shift from the value African- Americans during the time of Washington and DuBois placed on industrial and higher education to the value placed by contemporary African- Americans. This ...
  • Pincumbe, Nicholas James (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    God is our salvation from eternal death. That's what Professor Nicholas Updown grew up believing. But what if there is no God? What then? These questions lead Nicholas down an unprecedented path of scientific exploration ...

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