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Funeral meats on marriage tables: A cultural poetics of Renaissance tragicomedy
This dissertation, "Funeral Meats on Marriage Tables: A Cultural Poetics of Renaissance Tragicomedy," investigates the relationship between tragicomedy and the festive and ritual life of early modern England. The work takes ...
The importance of being cosy: Agatha Christie and golden age British detective fiction
What started me thinking about this dissertation topic is a question touched upon by critics. The question is: why is it that produced in an age when there were thousands of deaths out there in the real world, golden age ...
A myth made flesh: Representing female-to-male transsexual desire in visual and textual print
Historically, the medical sector and cis-gendered academics have shaped the bulk of transsexual and transgender discourse; seldom have trans people themselves been considered the primary resource in the formation of trans ...
A nation unchurched: The Apocalyptic community in Massachusetts Bay, 1620--1713
A Nation Unchurched: The Apocalyptic Community in Massachusetts Bay, 1620-1713 studies the development of the Puritan sense of their own community during the colony's first 100 years. The Introduction offers a close reading ...
The boundaries of digital authorship: Agency, effacement and power
This thesis is about the conditions of authorship in the digital era; it aspires to examine the role of authorship beyond Roland Barthes' "Death of the Author," a landmark essay that attacked the textual authority and ...