• Magical safe spaces : the role of literature in Medieval and early modern magic 

    Howland-Davis, Emilee J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] My dissertation argues that medieval and early modern English romances provided magic a safe space where authors and audiences engaged with the ideas ...
  • Policing the boundaries of whiteness : monsters made in the USA 

    Kelley, Kate Stockton (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation explores institutionalized racism in American culture that signifies through the Reconstruction era Klansman, the folklore of the ...
  • Science frictions : science, folklore, and "the future" 

    Brickley, London (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Folklore and science, along with the subject of the future which has slowly over time worked its way into the discourses of both, have a long, complicated ...
  • Sharp things, or the silver lines are not scars 

    Milbrodt, Teresa (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This novel is the story of Tianne, a twenty-eight-year-old stained glass artist. She works two part-time jobs as a clerk at a stained glass supply ...
  • Worried notes : poems 

    Smith, Joseph D. (Jay Smith) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The creative portion of this dissertation, Worried Notes: Poems, is a collection that engages the American vernacular-song tradition and specifically ...