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The beginning of feminism in the South: An examination of southern women writing Civil War and Reconstruction novels, Augusta Jane Evans to Ellen Glasgow
This dissertation reclaims, within southern women's nineteenth-century cultural and historic discourse, the sentimental, romantic, historic novel. It is a comparative literary and historical study of southern women's life ...
Thinking through sexual difference: Toni Morrison's love trilogy
In this dissertation I seek to examine Toni Morrison's historiographic trilogy-- Beloved (1987), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1998)--as her attempt, not only to reconstruct the traumatized history of the African-American ...