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The fullness of literary film adaptation: A study of the artistic experiences within Oliver Parker's "Dorian Gray" and Alan Crosland's "The Jazz Singer"
The purpose of this study is to investigate the power of cinematic elements in a literary film adaptation to enhance the primary source, and the implications the artistic experiences of both mediums have on the relationship ...
Green Futures: A cultural history of ecotopia from the Cold War to the present
Green Futures tracks and examines the impact of the modern environmental movement on popular representations of the future. The project begins with an extended introduction reviewing the way current debates about peak oil, ...
Lyric resource: Sound technologies and lyric criticality
This dissertation analyzes recordings and performances of poetry in the postwar period as occasions in which poets engage with the long history and tradition of lyric poetry while revising lyric practice in response to ...
Social perspectives on the zombie revival
Times of political, economic and social upheaval in the United States have influenced the popularity of zombie media including films, television series, literature, and video games. The success of George A. Romero's earliest ...
Marianne's Narrow Escape: Redeeming Female Ruin, Sensibility, and the English Landscape through Jane Austen's Picturesque
This thesis will analyze Austen's keen sense of the idea of sensibility and the tendency towards its extreme form in her novel Sense and Sensibility and will show that how Austen treats landscape in her novels reflects how ...