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Understanding the subject: Woolfss use of the Bildungsroman in the "Voyage Out" and "Jacob's Room"
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
This project explores the way in which Virginia Woolf uses and subverts the classic nineteenthcentury genre, the Bildungsroman in her first novel (The Voyage Out) and her third novel (Jacob's Room) in order to posit questions ...
Time, the river, and the mountain : ecology and technology in Finnegans Wake
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This paper broadly investigates Finnegans Wake's resonance with ecological and environmental themes. It reads the motif of recirculation in the novel ...
Songs of republic : envisioning democracy in the American long poem
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation examines how, over time, the American long poem has been utilized as a genre in which to model democratic order. Specifically, it ...
Marvelous whirlings : E.E. Cummings' Eimi, Louis Aragon, Ezra Pound, and Krazy Kat
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
In 1931, poet, painter, individual E.E. Cummings traveled to the USSR. The journal he kept during his travels would be expanded into the book Eimi and published in 1933. Eimi is an ambitious, wild, dense, and experimental ...