• The root of all evil?: the Mandrake myth in German literature from 1673 to 1913 

    Kobs, Michael, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    From its first appearance in the Ebers Papyrus to its reference in Goethe's Faust II and Hanns Heinz Ewers bestseller Alraune at the beginning of the 20th century, the plant-human mandrake has been notorious for its presence ...
  • Staging Hitler myths 

    Lechner, Judith H. (Judith Heidi) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    In my thesis Staging Hitler Myths, I analyze the depiction of Adolf Hitler in the contemporary German movies Der Untergang (2004) and Mein Fuhrer-die wirkliche wahrste Wahrheit uber Adolf Hitler (2007). Both movies have ...