• Amulet 

    Kartalopoulos, Stephanie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The creative portion of this dissertation consists of my first poetry manuscript called Amulet. The poems are prefaced by a critical essay, “The ...
  • History as a predicament vs. history as a venue: a comparative study of Robert Coover's The public burning and 'Abdul Khaaliq al-Rikaabi's Saabi' Ayaam al-Khalq 

    Mahir, Zaid (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In this comparative study, I examine the two novelists' approach to history, against the background of their respective cultures' understanding of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Oral tradition, Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, and the fourteenth century : 

    Mouser, Rebecca Richardson (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This project is the first book-length study of the oral traditional aspects of the fourteenth-century long-line alliterative poems the Morte Arthure ...
  • Private devotion, common prayer, and the British novel, 1700-1815 

    Kelly, Caitlin L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Despite the cultural, social, and political influence of the established church in Britain during the eighteenth century, existing scholarship on the ...
  • Shooting a mule (and other stories) 

    Bowers, Jessica L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Shooting A Mule (and other stories) is a book-length collection of short historical fiction, centering around visual representations, photographs, and ...
  • Style and structure, politics, and preaching : the lives of saints and other alliterative works by Ælfric of Eynsham 

    Updegraff, Derek (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation centers on selected works of the late Anglo-Saxon author Ælfric of Eynsham. The purpose of the project is to refine our understanding ...
  • 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 ...