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Countable man: From the Great Famine to Modernism
Countable Man: From the Great Famine to Modernism argues that nineteenth- and early twentieth-century letters and literature in Ireland reveal the development of a rhetorical violence. The intensification of the quest for ...
Rhetoric and new contractarianism for figures of gentility in early modern novels
This dissertation explores the literary representations of British gentility in the early modern fiction as they embrace discourse of enlightened social exchanges, sentimental reforms, and modern contractarianism in an ...
Queers: Abjection, agency, bodies and pleasures
This dissertation claims, via Foucault's theorization of counter-conduct, bodies and pleasures, that bug-chasing, queer pornography, queer painting and poetics—that is, a range of acts of queer poiesis—suggest not that ...
Body and posthegemony in Spain: Affect, habitus, and multitude in contemporary Spanish novels
This research draws on current approaches in the theory of posthegemony. I’m particularly interested about the contributions to this matter provided by Jon Beasley-Murray, Toni Negri, Gilles Deleuze, and Pierre Bourdieu ...
Hand Perception in Late Twentieth Century Women's Experimental Poetics
"Hand Perception in Late Twentieth Century Women's Experimental Poetics" examines the aesthetics, ethics, and politics of what I call "hand perception" in late twentieth century women's experimental art, specifically in ...
Minding the gaps: A cannulated reading process developed through the works of bpNichol, Chris Ware, and Art Spiegelman
This dissertation conceptualizes an "open reader" model through developing a cannulated reading methodology that places the reader in direct dialogue with the text. As points of departure, the "open reader" that is ...