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Seeking hopelessly to fill the void: Postmodern subjectivity in Thomas Pynchon's "Gravity's Rainbow" and "The Crying of Lot 49
How does the process of searching by a protagonist within a novel develop subjectivity? Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow and The Crying of Lot 49 focus on the characters of Tyrone Slothrop and Oedipa Maas, respectively, ...
Catastrophe's apostrophe: The poetics of address in Frank O'Hara, Jack Spicer, and Langston Hughes
"Catastrophe's Apostrophe: The Poetics of Address in Frank O'Hara, Jack Spicer and Langston Hughes" examines the ethics of relation posited by the apostrophic address during the mid century works of three poets. Engaging ...
Metamorphic literatures: Voicing a new movement
In the recent past, post-colonial and Black Diasporic writers have been exploring the invention of new images in the realm of science fiction and speculative fiction. However, in order to read their revelatory work one ...
The production of open space: Locating democracy in late-nineteenth-century American literature
This dissertation examines late-nineteenth-century authors who responded to dramatic changes in American society by both interrogating and redefining culturally significant spaces. Complicating the assumption that ...
Before a Viewer: Appearance and Antagonism in the Poetic and Videographic Works of Vito Acconci
This paper focuses on Vito Hannibal Acconci's early exercises with language as well as his video work (namely Centers and Claim Excerpts ) in terms of their composition as well as their dissemination. In regards to his ...