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    • 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 ...
    • Misreading and the parameters of exemplarity in early modern England 

      Fisher, Joshua Benjamin (2002)
      This study explores how acts of misreading in the early modern period shape subjectivities. I argue that key socio-cultural developments including the Protestant Reformation, the rise of print, and the expansion of literacy ...
    • The Modern Animal 

      Dwyer, Anne
      The Modern Animal explores transformations in human-animal relationships in the trans-Atlantic world from the early nineteenth century through the middle of the twentieth century. In tracking four major emergences - the ...
    • Modernism's History of the Earth 

      Miller, Megan Ann (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation explores how a handful of modernist poets and novelists responded creatively to developments in geology, evolutionary biology, and astronomy between the 1920s and the 1960s. Critical accounts of modernism ...
    • Modifying the Mask: the Transformation of the Dramatic Monologue Across the Works of Robert Browning, Norman Dubie, and Frank Bidart 

      Gulotta, Kristin L.
      A look at how the dramatic monologue as a poetic form has transformed since the 19th century by examining representative works from poets Robert Browning, Norman Dubie, and Frank Bidart.
    • Moments in the life of literature 

      Lane, Cara, 1974- (2003)
      Who created The Pickwick Papers: Charles Dickens, Robert Seymour, or publishing pirates? What is Great Expectations: a shiny trade paperback, a film about an artist starring Ethan Hawke, or a South Park television episode? ...
    • More Mediocre 

      Davis, Darren C. (2013-11-14)
      A collection of personal essays detailing the existential angst (and its uselessness) of a young man in the Great Recession.
    • More than blue: discourses of/on women and depression 

      Emmons, Kimberly K (2003)
      This dissertation challenges the traditional linguistic and rhetorical approach of studying talk about health and illness via the doctor-patient dyad. Although studies of doctor-patient discourse have often postulated the ...
    • Mother, Memory, Monotony 

      Osborn, Joshua
      Joshua Caleb Osborn is a second year Master’s student in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Washington Bothell. His work hybridizes genre through sound and affect, attempting to produce a more poetic prose, ...
    • Narrating Americanization: space and form in U.S. immigrant writing, 1890-1927 

      Kvidera, Peter James (1999)
      This dissertation addresses a component of U.S. immigrant writing that literary scholarship has generally neglected: the relationship between aesthetics and place. Drawing on theories of ethnicity, nation, and space, I ...