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'Racing the screen: Race and hegemony in African American television
Race is represented, constructed, and negotiated on television just as it is in the texts of more traditional literature. In the course of the cultural struggle for access to the expressive spaces that are television shows, ...
Vergil and vergilianism in high Renaissance Rome
This project will explore the fundamental influence of Vergil, regarded in the Renaissance as the greatest of poets, in early sixteenth century Rome. He was not only the epic poet, but also the master of pastoral poetry ...
Restoring Washington Irving into the national American canon
Washington Irving was one of the primary contributors to American literary nationalism. Writing in the early nineteenth century he created many American legends which include "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van ...
Chaotic whiteness: Race, narrative, and the erotics of fear
This thesis is an exploration of the ways in which whiteness, race, and racism are maintained and perpetuated through the use of narratives. I forward four main understandings of chaos as they relate to whiteness and argue ...