• Beneath Mark Twain: Judgments of Justice and Gender in Twain's Early Western Writing, 1861-1873 

    Roark, Jarrod (2013)
    By the time Samuel Clemens began writing journalism and crafting what he called the “sensation hoax” for Virginia City’s Territorial Enterprise in 1862, Americans had been devouring sensational novels and journalism by ...
  • Brazen creature 

    Barngrover, Anne (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    Brazen Creature spans a young woman's awakening. The poems' concerns are twofold: violence against women and girls that has become rooted in the land, and verdant female desire in the face of entrenched oppression. In the ...
  • Elegit Domum sibi Placabilem: Choice and the Twelfth-Century Religious Woman 

    Brown, Linda Dorothy (2015)
    This dissertation probes medieval sources to identify how and why women made transformative choices in their own lives and analyzes the consequences of those choices. The major case study investigates the life of Marie ...
  • The end of Tennessee : a collection of essays 

    Hanson, Rachel Michelle (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    This dissertation analyzes the complications of existing in a violent world as much as it explores formal and experimental narrative techniques. As such, the author leans into the voids and chaos of fragmented recollections, ...
  • From Revolution To Ruin: A Preliminary Look at Rwanda’s First Two Presidents, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, and Their Administrations 

    Childress, Stephen E. (2015)
    This paper brings together primary and secondary materials from a vast number of sources related to the first two presidents of Rwanda, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, in a preliminary look at the men and ...
  • The miracle play : medieval and modern 

    Lanius, Tudor (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The purpose of the present study is to investigate one of these three types,--the miracle play. It is the aim of the thesis to study typical examples of the medieval miracle and the entire list, so far as possible, of ...
  • Our family walks 

    Robinson, Nick R. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    Our Family Walks is a coming-of-age narrative that explores what it means to be an African American/multiracial boy growing into manhood during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in a city that is the seat of America's political ...