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  • The beginnings of naturalism in the English novel 

    James, Eula (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "By the words "scientific observation" a picture of the laboratory is called up. However, life cannot be reduced to the small limits of a scientist's workshop; thus the naturalistic writer uses the statistical and case ...
  • The Celtic legends and their use in the modern Celtic plays and poetry 

    Bell, Mildred Maxwell (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The recovery and opening of the Irish legends is undoubtedly the most important phase of the Irish literary movement. The legends contain the very essence of the Irish genius. These stories of "old, unhappy, far-off things" ...
  • The inter-relations of the three schools of French poetry in the nineteenth century 

    Rose, Irvina Allen (University of Missouri, 1915)
    There have been three schools of poetry in France since the beginning of the nineteenth century. They are the Romantic, the Parnassian/and the Symbolistic. These are the schools which have made of their century in France, ...
  • Interpreters of Chicago : a study in American regionalism 

    Conan, Dorothy Hazel (1932)
    The second discovery of America came when the writers discovered the interesting elements in the varied communities which made each of them unique. A like discovery had been made in England years before by George Eliot, ...
  • The miracle play : medieval and modern 

    Lanius, Tudor (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The purpose of the present study is to investigate one of these three types,--the miracle play. It is the aim of the thesis to study typical examples of the medieval miracle and the entire list, so far as possible, of ...
  • The morality play: medieval and modern 

    McGinnis, Myrta Ethel (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 1: Furthermore the medieval drama has proved a source of inspiration to certain modern men of letters as well as to certain writers whose chief aim is the appeal to the popular taste, so that we have a ...
  • Place names in six of the west central counties of Missouri 

    Johnson, Bernice Eugenia (University of Missouri, 1933)
    Statement of the problem: This thesis is the record of careful research into the origin of the place-names of western counties of Missouri. Six counties, Vernon, Bates, Cass, St. Clair, Henry, and Johnson have been studied, ...
  • Place names in the north central counties of Missouri 

    Adams, Orvyl Guy (1928)
    This thesis is an attempt to study and determine the origin of the names of the counties, towns, streams, townships, and country schools of the North Central Counties of Missouri. These counties include Adair, Carroll, ...
  • Place names in the southwest border counties of Missouri 

    Bell, Margaret Ellen (1933)
    If, by chance, all the written evidence of the history of a region, the character of its people, its economic structure, and its physical qualities were swept away, the story of that region could be reconstructed with an ...
  • Place names of six counties in southeast Missouri 

    Hamlett, Mayme Lucille, 1906-2000 (University of Missouri, 1945)
    "This study is in many ways unique. It is the lat of the series. In 1928 a survey of Missouri place names was suggested by Dr. Allen Walker Read, then of the University of Missouri. The work has been supervised by Dr. ...
  • Place names of six southeast counties of Missouri 

    Hamlett, Mayme Lucille, 1906-2000 (1938)
    "This study is one of a series undertaken to solve the problem of the origin of place-names in the one hundred and fourteen counties of Missouri and the city of St. Louis. This investigation was begun in 1928, and eight ...
  • The spirit of home in the literature of the Lower South 

    Fagan, Joe Poley (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 3: In 1867 Harte began writing stories of the West that were focused upon locality, employing in them a technique similar to that of Poe. He has been heralded as the first contributor to the literature of ...