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Sidewalks of desire: Paradoxes of the postmodern flaneur in contemporary queer fiction
Sidewalks of Desire: Paradoxes of the Postmodern Flaneur in Contemporary Queer Fiction discusses the concept of the flaneur and analyzes the modes of appropriating this figure as the trope of writing queer sexuality. I ...
Primed for war: National factors, media priming, and gubernatorial elections
From the earliest works on there has been no clear explanation on what affects voter decisions at the state level. Is it a combination of presidential coattails and national factors, or does it truly rely on state factors? ...
Queer comedy: Laughter and stigma: fear and rebellion in modern and contemporary drama
The dissertation discusses comedy from the perspective of queer theory, or the study of stigmatized subjectivity. Each of the five chapters examines the idea of comedy using a different literary moment and in so doing, ...