• After the final page : food transformation narratives and the call to individual action 

    Pagliaro, Ashlyn (University of Missouri, College of Arts and Sciences, 2019)
    In this paper I examine and define the concept of transformation literature through three different books engaging in a conversation with food politics, and the intersection of ethics and morality. The first of the three ...
  • Romantic friendships in Shirley and Wives and daughters 

    Marshall Dungey, Michaela (University of Missouri, College of Arts and Sciences, 2017)
    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. -- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice The opening sentence of Pride and Prejudice is an often quoted ...