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St. John of the Cross : the poetics of heroism and the heroism of poetics
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
In Chapter 1, I demonstrate a dialectical circularity between St. John's early years through the year 1568 and his theological, vocational and literary achievements. Chapter 2 offers a verbal and nominal analysis of the “Cántico espiritual” from...
Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont : women's epistolary and pedagogical fiction in the eighteenth-century
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) dedicated her life to writing and teaching young women. In all, she wrote 70 volumes of prose including several articles in magazines she founded and edited, novels, fairy ...