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    • Late Harvest and Other Poems 

      Eulensen, Katherine (2012-09-13)
      Creative Poetry Thesis
    • Learning the Languages of Nostalgia in Modern and Contemporary Literature 

      Buttler, Tasha Marie (2013-04-17)
      This dissertation builds upon recent discourses on nostalgia that focus on the generative potential of a sustained melancholic stance and position the past as resource for the future. My particular interest is in the ...
    • Legible Grief: Discursive Liminality in Twentieth Century Literatures of Trauma 

      Schaeffer, Tesla
      Currently, scholars in the fields of trauma and affect studies are sharply divided on whether “direct” or extra-discursive experience is possible, and moreover about how such a space might function within the fraught ...
    • Let there be life: notes toward a philosophy of art in the work of D.H. Lawrence and Wallace Stevens 

      Caufield, Michael Dace (1999)
      This dissertation is a study of D. H. Lawrence and Wallace Stevens. It examines the philosophical attitudes with which Lawrence and Stevens viewed their own creative powers. How Lawrence and Stevens developed aesthetic ...
    • Letters to the Supreme Leader and Other Stories 

      Cachules, Tina Kim
      An excerpt from an ongoing novel, Letters to the Supreme Leader, along with four short stories. Using motifs of race, food, corporate life, wealth, and place, the collection focuses on ideas of identity and belonging.
    • Light 

      Perez, Matthew David (2013-07-25)
    • Little Valley Road 

      Grout, Thomas (2013-07-25)
      A collection of poetry by Thomas Grout.
    • Looking Forward to the Past: Black Women and Sexual Agency in`Neo'Cultural Productions 

      Lewis, Sydney Fonteyn (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation combines critical black feminisms, cultural studies, performance studies, and queer theory with readings of African-American cultural productions in order to consider how black women can and have reconfigured ...
    • Lost in Uptake Translation: Examining Genre Negotiations in Students’ Writing Performances 

      Macklin, Mandy
      In this dissertation, I build on scholarship in Rhetorical Genre Theory (especially the concept of “genre uptake” as developed in speech act theory and expanded by rhetorical genre scholars to account for the interplays ...
    • Maafa 

      Littlefield, Kym Lo-ammi Wilson
      The text that follows is a creative writing manuscript to complete a degree requirement for the University of Washington’s program. It is written by a male descendant of African slaves between the years 2018-2020 AD. The ...
    • Making Sense: Race and Modern Vision 

      Shon, Sue
      “Making Sense: Race and Modern Vision” explores how race as we know it becomes visually recognizable. It does so by historicizing the perceptual knowledge produced by race and vision and by demonstrating how the relationship ...
    • Making, Marking, Mattering: What We Can Learn about Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology from a Makerspace 

      Shivers-McNair, Ann E.
      This dissertation draws on data from a year-long ethnographic case study of a makerspace in Seattle to argue for and model a theoretical and methodological apparatus for studying making as mattering, and I offer accounts ...
    • Male masochistic fantasy in Carlyle, Tennyson, Dickens, and Swinburne 

      Hennessee, David (2001)
      Texts by Carlyle, Tennyson, Dickens, and Swinburne produce fantasies of male masochism that offer to resolve diverse historical problems plaguing Victorian manhood. These texts discipline their transgressive masochistic ...
    • Man Running; A Novel In Progress. 

      Eddings, David C. (1960-11-29)
      Monday Evening His name was Stephen Cain and he had come fifteen miles down the river since that morning. He was tall and slender and wore a dark cloth jacket, he was running when he came out of the tangled willows onto ...
    • Mapping the Vagina: Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Scientific Specularity 

      Bashaw, Ashley
      This dissertation tracks the close and variegated imbrications of nineteenth-century science, literature, and cartography. It argues for the co-existence and co-dependency of nineteenth-century gynecology and literature ...
    • Mark Twain's pessimism 

      Bell, Hazel Lamar (1929)
      The shift of interest from what a man is, to an interest in what made him that way, is a significant indication of the present generation's mechanistic turn of mind. Though mildly interested in the appearances of things, ...
    • Material Malory : the Caxton and Winchester documents and a parallel-text edition 

      Roland, Margaret Mary (2002)
      The Roman War accounts found in the Winchester manuscript (BL Add 59678) and in Caxton's edition of Le Morte Darthur offer a tale of campaign, strategy, and conquest. Malory's postponement of the traditional disaster it ...
    • Measuring a Bird: The Dictionary and the Mode of Defining 

      Turner, Michael Alexander
      In this essay, I describe some of the basic tools that non-dictionary genres use to define objects and words. To show how description of the natural world relates to definition-making, I closely examine passages from the ...
    • MFA Creative Thesis 

      Shields, Rachel Linn
      This creative thesis project includes three main sections, "Curious Incidents in Underwater Research," What to Expect When You're Not Expecting, and Modern Yarns. The first is a mystery story, the second a series of stories ...
    • Militant Bodies: Policing Race, Religion, and Violence in the U.S. Sikh Diaspora 

      Singh, Balbir K.
      "Militant Bodies" explores the long history of the Sikh as a racialized and religionized figure that violently troubled imperial, postcolonial, and national fantasies of security. From the British colonial period, to the ...