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  • Border crossings: contemporary transnational literature across media and genre and Remind me again what happened: a novel 

    Luloff, Joanna (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Remind Me Again What Happened is a novel told through three characters' perspectives, one of whom suffers from memory loss. By exploring the individual ...
  • But in the night we are all the same 

    Hartin-Young, Sally, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
    But In the Night We Are All the Same, a critical dystopian novel, explores the creation and perpetuation of power structures, gender identity, and desire. The protagonist, Lemon, is a member of the oppressed class. She ...
  • House of halls 

    Aguilar, Joseph (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] House of Halls is a story collection that investigates the nature of communication between families, friends, and lovers. In the titular story, a jilted ...
  • Kaylene can't drive: stories 

    Wilkinson, Amy Day (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Kaylene Can't Drive: stories is a collection of short fiction about the lives of women, especially women in their twenties, many of whom live in New York City. Running through the stories are recurring themes. In several ...
  • Medieval death trip 

    Lane, Patrick (Patrick Phillip) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    This dissertation presents two related works, one creative non-fiction and the other fiction, that engage in representing and adapting medieval texts. The non-fiction work consists of annotated transcripts of twelve episodes ...
  • Migratory patterns: stories 

    Oates, Nathan, 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Migratory patterns is a collection of short stories that examine the experience of Americans traveling abroad. The stories are set in a wide range of ...
  • The moat 

    McIntyre, Katharine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The Moat is a short story collection unified through themes of the hidden, the underground, and the interior, both bodily and geographic. In my work, ...
  • On marvellous things seen and heard 

    Ernster, Gretchen Marie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Derived formally from Aristotle's Minor Work of the same title, my variation of "On Marvellous Things [Seen and] Heard" explores ...
  • One last good time 

    Kardos, Michael P., 1970- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation consists of a book-length work of short fiction preceded by an essay called "In Defense of Starting Early." The ten stories that make ...
  • Ordination 

    Kaukonen, Scott A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Ordination consists of a collection of eight short stories and an introductory essay that situates the author and his work in contexts biographical, ...
  • Parody and media literacy in "Nathan For You" and [creative final] "Adrift" 

    Finnegan, Mitchell (2016)
    Concluding paragraph from Parody and media literacy in "Nathan For You": Over three decades after The Simpsons broke onto the primetime scene, Nathan For You harnesses a brand new form of comedy that makes similar use of ...
  • Pull Me Out to Sea 

    Robb, Shannon (2015)
  • Representations of the violently displaced black female self in contemporary African literature: (African and African Diaspora Studies scholarly dissertation), & House on a jade sea : (creative writing, fiction, dissertation) 

    Mabura, Lily Gacheri, 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Representations of the violently displaced black female self in contemporary African literature is a study of my broad interests in the peculiar ...
  • This hour is mine : a novel 

    Pine, Darren, 1972- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This creative dissertation is in the form of a novel that explores the contemporary form of the Gothic novel. The classic Gothic novel used haunted ...
  • Understanding and defining young adult literature 

    Linenbroker, Matt (2016)
    Concluding paragraphs: "Yet even in this uncertain time in life, many Y.A. novels end in hope. The last words of the Harry Potter series are "All was well." After coping with the death of his best friend and first love, ...