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An historical sketch of the Department of English, University of Missouri-Columbia
(Dept. of English, University of Missouri-Columbia,, 1986)
Images of the sign : semiotic consciousness in the novels of Benito Perez Galdos
(University of Missouri Press, 1990)
The author has chosen to organize the discussion of Galdos's novels on the basis of paradigmatic considerations. The use of paradigms, however, is not intended to reduce the complexity of the individual text to predetermined ...
References and bias towards agriculture in a middle grade social science textbook
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
The central purpose of this study was to assess the degree of bias toward agriculture within a middle grade social science textbook. Literary formats used to reference agriculture within the text were also assessed. A content analysis was used...
Al-Tahtawi's translations of French works : a precursor to Nahda's and literary modernity in the Arab world
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] "This thesis showed that the Nahda project, despite its partial failure because it did end with the end of the century due to the new circumstances and ...
Praising Girls: The Epideictic Rhetoric of Young Women, 1895-1930
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-17)
by factions. Emulating the practices of nineteenth-century women who presented epideictic discourse in published writing, girls exercised rhetorical agency through the art, editorials, essays, and creative writing that they produced for high school literary...
Spectrum, volume 05, number 17 (1978)
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1978)
Currents in the contemporary Argentine novel : Arlt, Mallea, Sabato, and Cortázar
(University of Missouri Press, 1975)
Foster briefly outlines the the historical tradition of the novel in Argentinian literature and focuses his study to four of its major contemporary writers. His selective survey examines the attributes that distinguish ...
The art songs of Jaime León: a textual and musical analysis
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-26)
The thirty-six art songs of Colombian composer Jaime León (b. 1921) represent an important addition to the art song repertory. Chapter 1 introduces the topic and the literature on Jaime León and Latin American art song. ...
The Singers and their Epic Songs
Alternate voices in the contemporary Latin American narrative
(University of Missouri Press, 1985)
. By eschewing the approach of a historical overview, by focusing on works that are not predominantly available in English translation, by choosing categories that do not evoke prevailing literary norms, and by concentrating on writings that rashly juxtapose well...
Nineteenth-century literary women and the temperance tradition : temperance rhetoric in the fiction of Lydia Sigourney, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Rebecca Harding Davis and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
of women's temperance work as it coalesced women for important cultural work. Just as the women's temperance movement as a whole has suffered from critical neglect, so too have the literary productions of temperance women. In this work, I analyze how...
Spectrum, volume 08, number 03 (March 5, 1981)
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1981)
Harmonizing with the cosmos : a critical analysis of cosmic symbolism in musical theatre
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
within it. Early humans created artifacts, using the imagery of cosmic bodies to mark the passage of time and to symbolize their relationship to the cosmos. When they began writing, this use of the cosmic bodies appeared in their literary works...
The young Thomas Jefferson's geographic thought, 1743 - 1784
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-13)
Thomas Jefferson has long been admired for his influence in many arenas in the colonial era of American history; however, his collection of writings has not been closely scrutinized for his geographic thought. This thesis ...
Donald Barthelme's fiction : the ironist saved from drowning
(University of Missouri Press, 1982)