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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 ...
The many faces of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe: examining the Crusoe myth in film and on television
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This dissertation focuses on the cinematic versions of the Robinson Crusoe story. Starting from the early 1900s, a significant number of films rewrite, reinvent, and rework the Crusoe myth. Instead of replicating Defoe's text, contemporary...
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 ...
The medieval English begging poem
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Since the only consistent feature of medieval English begging poems is the fact that they beg, usually for funds due, the form cannot quite be considered a genre. However, the relationships between poets and patrons that ...