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  • Robinson, David M. (University of California Press, 1993)
  • Rasmussen, Patricia Ann, 1947- (1994-05-04)
    Zora Neale Hurston was a Black American writer during the period of the Harlem Renaissance. The purpose of this study is to show that three of her four novels form a protracted discussion of a particular type of free ...
  • Schaefer, Mimi (1994-05-05)
    The study of the social dimensions of Shakespeare's art is represented by the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, C.L. Barber, Robert Weimann, Edward Berry, and Michael Bristol. Their work analyzes the background in Elizabethan soc ...
  • Van Ras, Tamara L. (1994-05-23)
    Dedicated to recording, portraying, and indicting the social inequities that he witnessed in nineteenth century Victorian England, one of Charles Dickens' many concerns was the roles assigned to women both in the pub ...
  • Irwin, Keith F. (1994-05-31)
    These five stories investigate characters who must deal with their unresolved, emotionally troubling pasts. The characters attempt to journey back to life having recognized that their isolation, safe and undisturbing a ...
  • Tuma, Teresa K. Easterling (1995-05-19)
    This collection consists of autobiographical essays which center around my father, my first husband, and my backyard. All of the pieces are recollections, and most occur either from my study inside the house, or from t ...
  • Lubbock, Jay Erik (1995-05-25)
    Past experiences have relevant truths for the present. An uncommon work and living situation from this writer's undergraduate days shows how prejudice and stereotype can be subtly arranged, and participated in, by the ...
  • Cohen, Martin, 1943- (1995-11-28)
    The study of the question of why Shakespeare's Hamlet delays killing Claudius in revenge for his father's murder is examined in light of the major critical theories from neo-classical to modern scholarship. An expanded ...
  • Inoue, Asao B. (1996-04-16)
    In this thesis, I explore experiences with my identity, looking at the identity people have seen me as, who I've thought I was, and the identities my mother's and father's different family backgrounds suggest I should ...
  • Mitchell, Danielle M. (1996-04-22)
    Presenting and synthesizing several paradigms for the teaching of literature in American colleges, I investigate how definitions of reading, readers, texts, interpretations, and knowledge affect student acts of reading a ...
  • Franks, Tricia May (1996-05-03)
    In their respective novels, The House Behind the Cedars (1900) and Passing (1929), both Charles Chesnutt and Nella Larsen utilize racial passing, the process of a mixed-race individual living as "white," to explore th ...
  • Gelper, Cynthia H. (1996-05-06)
    This is a collection of eight short stories, all of which deal on some level with alienation and the struggle to find meaning in one's life. Although most of the stories deal with issues related to women or feature fem ...
  • Peake, Natasha C. (1996-05-06)
    As the embodiment of the religiously unsettled Victorian Era in which she lived, George Eliot sought to discover a system of belief that would allow her to reaffirm and maintain her feelings of faith and morality. She ...
  • Hogg, Charlotte (1996-05-07)
    This thesis is a collection of essays about Paxton, a small town in western Nebraska, and an exploration of the contradictions and complexities found there. It is also a reflection on the layers of history and connect ...
  • van Belle, Christine E. (1996-05-09)
    This thesis is a collection of three short stories and the beginnings of a novel. A similar thread is woven through all the stories: in the attempt to know spiritual truth, what it is to be a woman, and to know themse ...
  • Walsh, Amy M. (1996-05-10)
    These six stories investigate characters who must begin to understand their own actions, which are often made in response to authority. In the lives of these characters, there are schemas which they believe they fit, ...
  • Vega-Peters, Susan T. (1996-06-12)
    Within literacy and composition studies, writing, as a social act, is believed by many to have the potential to effect change in and transform situations of injustice. Community literacy, as an emergent practice withi ...
  • Cook, Molly Larson (1996-07-23)
    This thesis comprises a collection of six short stories written and developed in the Creative Writing program at Oregon State University and particularly in fiction workshops with Dr. Tracy Daugherty and Marjorie Sando ...
  • Derksen, Ulrike (1996-08-16)
    Violent right-wing groups have emerged in the German youth scene since reunification in 1990. By the early 1990's, many groups of people have had to face racist violence and harassment as a threatening part of everyday l ...
  • Hiatt, Bryan (1997-02-20)
    Recent conflicts in America concerning the environment (the harvesting of old growth timber in the Pacific Northwest, or the proposed opening of public lands in southern Utah to mining interests, for instance) have pre ...

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