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"A neutral territory": Artist, community, and gender in Nathaniel Hawthorne's works
This dissertation examines gender issues in Nathaniel Hawthorne's works. Considering Hawthorne's trouble with gender--particularly as a writer--as the central theme of his literature and the driving force behind his creation, ...
You Must Not Know Bout Me*: Reviewed Resistance of Sarah Bartmann, Josephine Baker, and Beyoncé Knowles
This thesis explores three forms of resistance demonstrated through the lives of Josephine Baker, Sarah Bartmann, and Beyoncé Knowles. These forms of resistance are "talking back" (originally from bell hooks); oppositional ...
The "peaceful bosom" and the "bloody crowns": Nationalistic Metaphors of Mother England and the Body Politic in Shakespeare's "Richard II"
This thesis will examine the utilization of nationalistic metaphors in Shakespeare’s Richard II, focusing upon the tropes of geo-corporeality, the motherland, and the body politic. Beginning with a close reading of Gaunt’s ...