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Orality and Literacy in Matter and Form: Ben Franklin's Way to Wealth
The reader finishes Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth, first published as the preface to the silver-anniversary Poor Richard's Almanach of 1758, with the sense that an infinity of proverbs have followed one another in an ...
Experiencing Shakespeare : essays on text, classroom, and performance
(University of Missouri Press, 1988)
"This is a collection of free-standing essays on Shakespeare. About half of them appear in scattered publications, some of them not readily accessible. The essays date from 1975 to 1985, and, in presenting them chronologically ...
The Radical Frances Wright and Antebellum Evangelical Reviewers: Self-Silencing in the Works of Sarah Josepha Hale, Lydia Maria Child, and Eliza Cabot Follen
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2015)
The early antebellum, a nation-building period of industrial progress, financial crisis, and social upheaval, associated the values of evangelical Protestantism with American middle-class respectability. Individuals who ...
Spectrum, volume 09, number 05 (April 22, 1982)
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1982)
Announcement of the Graduate School, 1913-14
(University of Missouri, 1913)
A wild civility : interactions in the poetry and thought of Robert Graves
(University of Missouri Press, 1980)
Keane explores the interaction of emotion and artistry within the poetry and personality of Robert Graves, while analyzing Graves' allusion to earlier English poetry.
Spectrum, volume 05, number 19 (1978)
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1978)
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 affinities. She focuses on his...
Trauma and the fantastic in twentieth century war fiction
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This thesis examines the relationship between trauma and the literary mode of the fantastic. While the fantastic has historically been understood as an escapist mode or a literature of wish fulfillment, it may also play an important role in how...
Agents unto Themselves: Reconstructing the Narrative of Women’s Roles in the Anglo-Saxon Conversion
The legacy of Christianity in Britain is unique, as that region is one of very few known to have converted to the Christian faith twice. The conversion of Britain’s Anglo- Saxon newcomers demonstrates a confluence of ...
Words and rumors of words : comparative war rhetorics
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This thesis surveys how democratic governments convince their people to go to war and to continue fighting unpopular wars by exploring the relationship between contemporary and classical war rhetoric. Focusing on the ...
Veterinary Medical Review, vol. 17, no. 1 (2000)
(University of Missouri--Columbia. College of Veterinary Medicine, 2000)
Veterinary Medical Review is a publication of the School of Veterinary Medicine which highlights the mission and accomplishments of the college to a professional audience. ; Issued by: the College of Veterinary Medicine,1974-Jan. ...
A glimpse of African identity through the lens of Togolese literature
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Togo, this small West African nation, is still relatively unknown, even in today's jet set world. The western world is only now discovering the numerous advances Togo has made in its social and economic policies, but most ...
Spectrum, volume 07, number 13 (September 4, 1980)
(University of Missouri, University Information Services, 1980)