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Sublime responsibilities: Form as ethic
This dissertation addresses the formal value of works of art (poetry, visual art, film, and music) in terms of ethical concepts after Emmanuel Levinas, Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, Frederick Nietzsche ...
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 ...
Clothing, history, and narrative in Catharine Maria Sedgwick's "Hope Leslie"
This paper seeks to explore the function of clothing and disguise in Catharine Maria Sedgwick's 1827 novel Hope Leslie or, Early Times in the Massachusetts . Through a careful examination of theorists and other critics of ...