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Illustrated editions : depicting the eighteenth-century British novel
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2010)
This dissertation on illustrated British fiction from the 1740s to 1830s argues that a vital part of novelistic interpretation is omitted when illustrations are overlooked. Rather than viewing the novels of the eighteenth ...
John Horne Burns : Toward a Critical Biography
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 1985)
The dissertation traces John Horne Burns's life and career as a novelist and English teacher, from his origins in Andover through his literary success with The Gallery (1947), Lucifer with a Book (1949), and A Cry of ...
Reconstructing gender, personal narrative, and performance at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This ethnographic study examines the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, a thirty-two-year-old, week-long event that features women performers and relies on an all female staff who produce the event for an audience of women ...
Talking turkey : visual media and the unraveling of Thanksgiving
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Standing at the core of American culture, Thanksgiving is an invented tradition celebrated by millions of Americans. This dissertation examines contemporary representations of Thanksgiving in "the media of everyday life" ...