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The dissolution of character in late romantic British literature, 1816-1837
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
This dissertation studies how late romantic British authors, writing primarily in the 1820s and 1830s, renegotiate inherited models of “character” from their high romantic predecessors. The authors in this dissertation all ...
Monuments of human antiquity : William Blake's Milton, a poem as a topographical survey of human creativity
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This study explores the influences of the eighteenth-century cultural interest in Antiquity on William Blake's illuminated book Milton, a Poem. Beginning with William Stukeley's guidebooks, Stonehenge, A Temple Restor'd ...
Ideal gender roles and individual self-expression in the novels Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility
The wide range of scholarship centered on Jane Austen is full of contention. Some put forth that she was ahead of her time in regards to feminist ideology. Others say she did not go far enough, at least in comparison to ...
Ancient yet new : William Blake's Milton -- a poem and the politics of antiquarianism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This study explores William Blake's engagement with eighteenth-century antiquarian discourse as a means of critiquing the political and religious institutions of his era. In his shorter epic, Milton--a poem, Blake suggests ...
Great Britain and Latin America: the Romantics and the informal empire
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
This study examines the cross-influences of Great Britain and Latin America in the Romantic epoch. The study argues that the reflexively imperialist notions and self-assured superiority of the British were slowly being ...