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Memento matria: Patterns of maternity, memory, memento, immigration, cooking and community in Willa Cather's "My Antonia", Amy Tan's "The Joy Luck Club", and Susan Power's "The Grass Dancer"
Although Leslie Fiedler argues that canonical American literature is marked by a pattern where male characters flee civilized society and the civilizing influence of women, I see an alternative pattern where strong female ...
Paradise collapsed: Re-imagining the American past and utopia in the historical romances of Hawthorne, Faulkner, and Morrison
This dissertation aims to research some of the major American novelists' works of the historical romance genre and investigate the ways in which these writers experiment with the genre in order to convey the immanent truth ...