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On marvellous things seen and heard
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Derived formally from Aristotle's Minor Work of the same title, my variation of "On Marvellous Things [Seen and] Heard" explores a range of literary appropriations of art...
Rendering assistance to best advantage: the development of women's activism in Kansas City, 1870 to World War I
This study examines the rise of women's activism in Kansas City between the opening of the Hannibal railroad bridge in 1869 and World War I. Women's efforts over the course of nearly 50 years to emerge from the domestic ...
Mosaics Magazine, 2007 Winter
(University of Missouri--Columbia, College of Arts and Science, 2007)
Magazine of the College of Arts and Science. Subjects include Ghosts of Language Haunt Good Writing, Surviving Cancer Through Comedy, American Abroad: Following a Dream, Departments Are Like Family, Speaking Frankly of ...
Roman Egypt : change amid continuity in the art and architecture of an Eastern Imperial Province
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
as in previous research, the material has been put forth to allow a more nuanced view. As has been done for other provinces, the surviving art and architecture from the period has been compiled and with the addition of literary and papyrological evidence to fill...
A neverending stream : human trafficking in Medieval Europe
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study focuses on human trafficking patterns from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern Era. I argue that while slavery, as a means of compelling ...
A celebration of Mizzou Advantage
(University of Missouri, 2010)
The program for the celebration marking the first round of Mizzou Advantage grant awards includes abstracts of the awarded proposals.
What is Mizzou Advantage?
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This booklet provides detailed information about the Mizzou Advantage and the projects awarded grants in rounds 1 and 2 of the program.
e-Mosaics, 2012 January
(University of Missouri--Columbia, College of Arts and Science, 2012)
From the Dean -- Carissa Loethen: Faith, Luck & Talent -- A&S Events -- Gennifer Albin: Writer Learns that Fate can be Crewel -- Philip Jen: MU’s Bat Man Reflects on his Success -- Megan McKinney: English Alumna Earns ...
Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont : women's epistolary and pedagogical fiction in the eighteenth-century
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) dedicated her life to writing and teaching young women. In all, she wrote 70 volumes of prose including several articles in magazines she founded and edited, novels, fairy tales and epistolary novels...
The January party
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The January Party is an original volume of poems accompanied by a critical essay entitled Graphs of Totality. The poems engage and revise historical ...
Theorizing American girl
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Pleasant T. Rowland designed The American Girls Collection with the goal of providing a line of toys and books to "enrich the lives of American girls by fostering pride in traditions of growing up female in America and ...
Making the Connection: J.B. Murray and the Scripts and Forms of Africa
This dissertation focuses on the artwork of J.B. Murray, an African American artist from Mitchell, Georgia. The goal of this dissertation is to explore J.B. Murray’s production of protective scripts and spirit figures. ...
Crying in the wilderness : the outlaw and poet in Ben Hecht's militant Zionism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
During the Second World War, the American journalist and screenwriter Ben Hecht had been one of the lone voices to break the silence about the Nazi Holocaust. Then, in 1947, Hecht shocked and outraged people across the ...
Big ideas in little boxes : nation building in three nineteenth-century American parlor games by Milton Bradley and Company
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
Milton Bradley and Company manufactured its first game, The Checkered Game of Life, in 1860, only months before the American Civil War broke out. Soon after, it produced the Myriopticon A Historical Panorama of the Rebellion, ...
Sisterhood as strategy : the collaborations of American women artists in the gilded age
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
This dissertation employs four case studies--illustrator Alice Barber Stephens in Philadelphia; Louisville-born sculptor Enid Yandell; photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston in Washington, D.C.; and the Newcomb College ...