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The body politic of the beautiful: Gender, sexuality, and race in later-eighteenth-century aesthetics
This dissertation explores the cultural politics that underwrite British writings on beauty from the last half of the eighteenth century. At the historical moment when the human body is claimed to be the paragon of loveliness ...
Modernizing nature: Modernist poetry, gender, and national identity
"Modernizing Nature: Modernist Poetry, Gender, and National Identity" combines modernist studies with ecocriticism in order to challenge two major narratives about modernism—its supposed anti-nature topos and its retreat ...
Gender and Hybridity in the Works of Angela Carter
This thesis is an analysis of hybrid or transformative bodies in Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and The Sadeian Woman which examines her development of animalistic characteristics as a means to challenge the boundaries ...