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The stories women tell: History, memory and countermemory in twentieth century American literature and film by women
This dissertation focuses on literary and cinematic texts by twentieth century women writers and directors that narrate "lost histories," to use Nancy Peterson's phrase. More specifically, the texts under consideration ...
Seeking a new spiritual home: The study of Chinese Christian churches and communities in the United States
In this thesis, I would like to further explore why Chinese immigrants in the United States choose to convert to Christianity the most among many religions, and how the so-called "western religion" internalizes the immigrants' ...
"He that is not with us is against us". Apocalypticism and millennialism in American literature and culture: 1630--1860
This dissertation examines the influence of apocalypticism in American literature and culture over the period 1630--1860. George W. Bush's rhetoric of war and imperial mission in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 serves ...
Tragic investigations: The value of tragedy in American political and ethical life
Tragic Investigations argues that understanding American political conflict through the conventions of tragedy offers us a better understanding the stakes of these conflicts and our civic character. Drawing on the work of ...