Browsing by Thesis Advisor "Okker, Patricia"
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(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)This dissertation argues that even though Harriet Beecher Stowe participated in models of circulation throughout her career, they were shaped by drastic changes in the technology of print and transportation. Stowe witnessed ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
Nineteenth-century literary women and the temperance tradition: temperance rhetoric in the fiction of Lydia Sigourney, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Rebecca Harding Davis and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)Although historically scholars have viewed nineteenth-century temperance as a lesser movement in a century characterized by other weighty reforms, this dissertation builds on recent scholarship that redirects attention to ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)This dissertation examines spectatorship in nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature, focusing on lesser-known texts by Irvin S. Cobb and Miriam Michelson, and the more canonical works of William Dean ...