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Staging nationhood: Topographical liminality and chorographical representations in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama
The primary purpose of the present dissertation is to explore the burgeoning national imaginations staged in Elizabethan and Jacobean dramas, emphasizing how early modern English nationhood began to emerge by negotiating ...
Perspectives on Iris, Goddess of sea and sky
This master's thesis has three principal objectives: 1) to present the history of Iris, from the end of the Dark Ages through Archaic and Classical Greece, 2) to highlight the iconography and material culture most relevant ...
Sound off: Rhythm, rhyme, and voice in rap and hip-hop
"Sound Off: Rhythm, Rhyme, and Voice in Rap and Hip-Hop" examines the sonic structure and meaning of rap lyrics. Critically engaging with representative rap artists and recordings from 1979 to 2009 as well as print materials ...
The Patient Wife and the Erring Husband: Thomas Heywood's Domestic World
The Patient Wife and the Erring Husband explores the themes and characterizations found in Thomas Heywood's How a Man May Chuse a Good Wife from a Bad. A complete understanding of the author's thematic and moral intentions ...
"Life and Times of Michael K" in the Light of Iqbalian khudi
This paper draws a parallel between Allama Mohammad Iqbal's concept of khudi and J. M. Coetzee's novel Life and Times of Michael K. Khudi means the recognition of self, the realization of full potential in an individual. ...
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 ...