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Ontoterrorem ; or, power, ontological-terror & protestation: (Re)conceptualizing language, thought & the body as structures of possibility
" Ontoterrorem ; or, Power, Ontological-Terror & Protestation" attempts a (re)conceptualization of Language, Thought & the Body as structures of possibility. While I feel it is utterly impossible to ‘definitively’ ...
"Ludicrous Solemnity": Satire's Aesthetic Turn
This dissertation studies the shift in eighteenth-century satire away from verse and toward parody-driven forms. I argue that there is no need to posit a rigid dichotomy between satire and the novel, because the trend ...
Sounding response: "Concordance," "Collective Memory," and "Splay Anthem"
This thesis explores sounding, response, and collectivity as the stakes of lyric practice in Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Kiki Smith's Concordance , Norma Cole's Collective Memory , and Nathaniel Mackey's Splay Anthem . These ...
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 ...
Possibilities in the margins: Exploring love and power in Tillie Olsen’s "I stand here Ironing", Toni Morrison’s "The Bluest Eye", and Dorothy Allison's "Bastard Out of Carolina"
This thesis explores the intersections of class, gender, and race in Tillie Olsen's short story "I Stand Here Ironing", Toni Morrison's novel "The Bluest Eye", and Dorothy Allison's novel "Bastard Out of Carolina". The ...
Bursting shackles from within: H.D.'s and Marianne Moore's poetic conversations of novelty and institution from "The New Freewoman" to "The Egoist"
This thesis investigates expressions of individualism and feminism in one of the most influential little magazines of the modernist period. Originally The Freewoman: A Weekly Feminist Review, this magazine later became The ...