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Feminizing Grief: Victorian Women and the Appropriation of Mourning
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
The Victorians didn’t invent the culture of mourning. But they certainly codified how the culture of grief should be one largely shouldered and sustained by women. Mourning rules for women were characterized by restraint ...
Elegit Domum sibi Placabilem: Choice and the Twelfth-Century Religious Woman
This dissertation probes medieval sources to identify how and why women made transformative choices in their own lives and analyzes the consequences of those choices. The major case study investigates the life of Marie ...
World to Word: Nomenclature Systems of Color and Species
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
As the digitization of information accelerates, the push to encode our surrounding numerically instead of linguistically increases. The role that language has traditionally played in the nomenclature of an integrative ...