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  • Amsk, Allyn W. (1997-05-01)
    The creative writing project Circles in the Sand began as a collection of interrelated short stories but is now the three opening chapters of a novel, a chapter and an early draft of what was originally the ending to a ...
  • Nelson, John C. M. (1997-05-02)
    In his works, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) and Ulysses (1922), James Joyce demonstrates what he perceives to be the paralyzing effects of those institutionalized religions that sit at the center of cu ...
  • Chazzonos 
    Rockler, Lyle (1997-05-08)
    Chazzonos, as presented here for my thesis, represents three chapters of what will be a novel of the same name. Chazzonos is about Hal Perlmutter, a cantor, who at the outset of the novel, is resigning his position of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Scott, Ron (1997-06-02)
    This thesis examines the ways in which cyberpunk science fiction novels and short stories reflect our cultural relation with technology, a series of relationships predicated on the way that corporate control of knowled ...
  • Henkel, William B. (1997-09-11)
    The four stories within, "Jim of India," "Shooting the Breeze," "Bridge," and "Point Reyes," are part of a longer work in progress, tentatively titled The Andy Stories. The stories follow Andy, a woman in her 50s, on a v ...
  • Caster, Peter (1998-06-01)
    First year college writing classes originated in the United States at Harvard University in 1874. Since then, theorizing such a course has proven a place of contention, as its purposes and subjects have proven difficult ...
  • McGrory, Suzette L. (1998-06-12)
    Traditional interpretations of James Joyce's Dubliners have often focused on the pervasive "paralysis" of the city, covered in the stories' range of "childhood, adolescence, maturity, and public life." However, these app ...
  • Bryan, Frederick Clark (1998-08-10)
    The alien abduction phenomenon has garnered considerable media attention in the last fifteen years, including many representations in books, film, and television. An overview of significant abduction literature is pres ...
  • Finley, Devon (1998-08-27)
    The field of composition studies has concerned itself with the way in which people learn to write and the role schooling plays in writing development. Recently a trend has developed within the field towards exploring w ...
  • Mosher-Knoshaug, Jessica M. (1999-02-24)
    The eighteenth-century female of sensibility was characterized by delicate nerves that allowed her to feel her surroundings and enabled her to choose virtue over vice more consistently than males. While females were co ...
  • Greene, Wanda S. (1999-04-15)
    This thesis seeks to explain how Lord George Gordon Byron achieves catharsis through the writing of his truth in Don Juan. In the poem the narrator expresses Byron's innermost emotion while at the same time the protag ...
  • White, Andrew (1999-05-03)
    Nathaniel Hawthorne lived and wrote in an age of reform efforts, and the progressive movement with which he was most familiar was Transcendentalism. However, he was not sympathetic with Emerson's idealism, a sentiment wh ...
  • Duncan, James Bryan (1999-05-03)
    In Culture and Imperialism, Said illustrates that we have no "autonomous cultural forms," but rather "impure" ones that are the products of historically "discrepant experiences." American culture has an interesting rel ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nieberding, Jon (1999-05-05)
    My primary purpose in this thesis is to continue the refocused attention given to American "proletarian" fiction of the 1930's. Because of their politics and supposed artistic inferiority, many of these works have been m ...
  • Chernik, Abra Fortune (1999-05-06)
    Eva Nightingale, an original screenplay, is a retelling of the Garden of Eden myth set in modern times and seen from Eve's point of view. The script centers on life after Eden, life after trespass and loss, when Eva (li ...
  • Gallagher, Scott V. (1999-05-07)
    The six stories within, "Still and Silent," "Cold Comfort," "The King of Porn," "Miscuts," "In Between," and "Renovations," are part of a work in progress. They attempt to show how the characters, although they may seem ...
  • Nadelson, Scott (1999-05-25)
    The six stories in this collection center around an extended Jewish family in the New York Metropolitan area and the curse its members relentlessly wish upon themselves. The protagonist in four of the six stories is Da ...
  • Clarke, Patrick J. (1999-05-26)
    The stories here are stories of childhood. To me, they concern the shift between dependence to independence, comfort to instability, which is disastrous for the characters but also a point of awakening. The move from c ...

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