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  • Ridinger, Angela F. (2000-05-02)
    Ralph Ellison died without ever completing his second novel. After his death, the executor of his literary estate, John F. Callahan, edited Ellison's work into a novel published under the title Juneteenth. This thesis ...
  • Winsor, Shiloh (2001-09-13)
    Dashiell Hammett's fiction and detective pulps generally, offered the reader a chance to participate in vicarious power, by giving them a sense of the profession of detection, both in and out of the stories. It was th ...
  • Dahlin, Angela (2002-04-24)
    Violence and voice seem to be related. In this thesis I detail personal experiences with violence, and then put them into the context of research done about the ways in which violence affects the writing voice, as well ...
  • Oberst, Gail D. (2004-12-06)
    The 13 personal essays in Water over Stones: Oregon Watershed Stories explore the author's experiences in dozens of Oregon watersheds. Using the genre of the personal essay, the author, a fifth-generation Oregonian and ...
  • Rosman, Alice L. (2013-06-11)
    Wendy Bishop's lively voice and scholarly contribution continue to resonate and be important in composition studies. Bishop--poet, scholar, feminist, teacher, ethnographer, and compositionist--sought to blur the lines be ...
  • Hill, Eric R. (1999-05-05)
    This thesis is the first of three sections in what will be a book-long project of creative nonfiction essays. The book will parallel the author's diary with three other family diaries, spanning four generations. This the ...
  • Turner, David N. (2006-07-20)
    Walt Whitman looked to the natural world, which he considered an original example of divine creation, for insights into the methods and patterns of the Creative Force; the poet then intuited connections between these div ...
  • Hanson, Michael (Michael Edward) (2006-06-15)
    This paper explores the language theories of Gary Snyder, an important modern environmental author whose early work was associated with the Beat movement of the early 1950's. I am particularly interested in Snyder's th ...
  • Davis, Caryn M. (2013-06-04)
    At first glance, Edgar Rice Burroughs's wildly popular romantic fantasy novel, Tarzan of the Apes (1912), and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's feminist science fiction-utopian novel, Herland (1915), with its dystopian companio ...
  • 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 ...
  • Payne, Eva M. (1997-05-16)
    The classroom practices discussed in this thesis come slowly and at a "slant" to feminism through critical reading of texts, a practice that I call a (re)presentation of the silent women in texts. Given our patriarchal w ...
  • Lathrop, Arminda W. (2005-04-25)
    This collection of personal essays, inspired by Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of Memory, raises questions about the separation that becomes apparent through writing, education, and transitions between class. The author us ...
  • Thomas, Jane McCauley (2001-06-22)
    Doris Lessing and Tsitsi Dangarembga write fiction set in Zimbabwe, the former Southern Rhodesia. Although Lessing grew up as a white settler and Dangarembga, a generation later, as part of the colonized African popula ...
  • 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 ...

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