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(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
It is my hope that this collection of stories, Sublime Underdogs, uncovers the beauty and the pain in unique aspects of the human experience: a lonely young woman who is terrified of getting cancer, for instance, or a ...
Great River : an environmental history of the upper Mississippi, 1890-1950
(University of Missouri Press, 1985)
This study examines the evolving relationship between the river and the people who lived along its shores, focusing on the period from 1890 to 1950. The analysis proceeds from the assumption that in modern urban, industrial ...
Faculty bulletin, Volume 10 (August 21, 1974 - June 4, 1975)
(University of Missouri--Columbia. Office of the Provost, 1975)
Serving the University of Missouri : a memoir of campus and system administration
(University of Missouri Press, 1993)
Memoir of James C. Olson, former Chancellor and President of the University of Missouri-Columbia, about his time and experiences working at the University of Missouri--Columbia.
The Venezuelan Armed Forces in politics, 1935-1959
(University of Missouri Press, 1972)
The purpose of this study is to analyze the political role of the Venezuelan military from the death of Gen. Juan Vicente Gomez in 1935 to the presidency of Romulo Betancourt in 1959. This analysis should contribute to a ...
The men I have chosen for fathers : literary and philosophical passages
(University of Missouri Press, 1990)
Selected pieces from essays published over the past twenty-five years. In general, the first essays move from a concern with the literature of the Southern Renaissance to a consideration of that New England "regionalist" ...
Campaign Missouri 1992
(University of Missouri Press, 1994)
Missouri's campaigns in 1992 were the most exciting in years. Missouri citizens contributed the most money ever to their candidates, and the candidates spent almost all of it. Voter interest was high, reflected in voter ...
The evolution of the French novel
(University of Missouri, 1912)
The novel has existed in some guise always. Its most primitive form must have been the narrative anecdote, apologue, short story. After the advent of the professional minstrel or jongleur, it must have become differentiated ...
The mild reservationists and the League of Nations controversy in the Senate
(University of Missouri Press, 1989)
"What if the United States Senate had approved the Versailles Treaty and permitted the country to join the League of Nations that was being formed after the First World War? Would the course of history have been so altered ...
The art of Frank Norris, storyteller
(University of Missouri Press, 1988)
Over the past twenty years, critics have increasingly challenged the conventional wisdom on Frank Norris as an exponent of literary naturalism. In the present study, Barbara Hochman goes still further in redefining his ...
The van Gogh field and other stories
(University of Missouri Press, 1978)
Family Systems Theory in Chekhov’s ‘Big Four’ Plays
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
This thesis discusses the Bowen family systems theory and its application to character analysis and family relationships in drama. Chekhov’s plays are renowned for their psychological realism. Each character has his ...
The Seventy-sixth Congress and World War II, 1939-1940
(University of Missouri Press, 1979)
This work examines legislative correspondence and published documents of the Seventy-sixth Congress to magnify the legistalive branch's role in determining American foreign policy in the years leading up to World War II. ...
Ariosto and Boiardo : the origins of Orlando furioso
(University of Missouri Press, 1987)
In remarkably intensified form the fortunes of Orlando Furioso repeat the history common to the group of which it is really a very uncommon member. It was immediately and indisputably the poem of its age, challenged only ...