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El teatro puertorriqueno: Choque, resistencia y negociacion linguistica del espanol de Puerto Rico
The goal of this dissertation was to investigate the correlation between Puerto Rican Spanish and Puerto Rican Theatre. Both aspects of the Puerto Rican culture have gone through a historical process that has created, ...
Le mal et la souffrance dans la modernite: Le theatre des annees 40 et 50 en France et au Quebec
Le théâtre et la souffrance sont deux entités qui se rejoignent comme en témoignent les écrits qui remontent des tragédies grecques et romaines jusqu'aux pièces actuelles. A partir de cette constatation, il a été important ...
"A zoo of lusts...a harem of fondled hatreds": Interrogating sexual violence against women in film, 1915--2003
This dissertation, which takes the first part of its title from the musings of C.S. Lewis, discusses the subject of rape in classic and contemporary Hollywood cinema--yesterday and today, i.e., from 1915 to 2003--in which ...
Horror translation: From Nakata Hideo's Ringu to Gore Verbinski's The Ring
Hollywood remakes of Japanese horror present opportunities for an analysis of diverse cultural approaches to ghosts. This thesis aims to identify the similarities and differences in the rendering of the ghost in American ...
Psychoanalysis, race, and sexual difference in Renaissance literature: The case of three Shakespeare plays, "Othello", "The Merchant of Venice", and "The Tempest"
This dissertation explores the notion of race through sexual difference in the realm of the Renaissance with an analysis of Shakespeare's three plays, Othello, The Merchant of Venice , and The Tempest . My introductory ...
Restorative symbols of modern Spain: The child onstage and onscreen in Valle-Inclan, Lorca, Buero Vallejo and del Toro
This study explores the child figure in connection with socio-political turmoil in the theater of Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Federico García Lorca, Antonio Buero Vallejo and the films of Guillermo del Toro. Ultimately, this ...