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    • Asian American Forms: From Realism to Modernism 

      Zhang, Yifan (2012-08-10)
      The subject of this dissertation, to boldly state it, is the history of Asian American literary formation. The tradition of formalist criticism of literature, reaching down from the Russian formalist school, has been ...
    • At Sea 

      Moench, Peter (2012-09-13)
    • Believer by Believer 

      Lebo, Kathryn (2012-09-13)
      Believer by Believer is a collection of lyric poems obsessed with descriptive detail and what it can reveal about the whole, enamored with the materials we use to build our lives, and captivated by sensual pleasure and ...
    • The Blank Between Us 

      Linn, Kathryn S. (2012-09-13)
      Poetry Manuscript exploring mother-daughter relationships, grief, and finding one's voice.
    • Figure-Maker 

      Wilder, Erika Lauren (2012-09-13)
      A collection of poems.
    • From the Gunwales to the Waterline 

      Vega, Paul Thomas (2012-09-13)
      A young mean leaves home after his brother's death and finds himself negotiating various circles of hell as he tries to re-discover his will to live and the meaning of love and family.
    • From the Philosophical Wanton to the Respectable Lady 

      DeBlassie, Maria (2012-09-13)
      Despite the proliferation of conduct manuals highlighting the domestic woman`s manifold virtues and the abundant caricatures of the vulgar learned woman`s masculine antics, there remained, perhaps surprisingly, positive ...
    • Late Harvest and Other Poems 

      Eulensen, Katherine (2012-09-13)
      Creative Poetry Thesis
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • On Longing: A Meditation in Two Parts 

      Daniels, Piper Julia (2012-09-13)
      On Longing: A Meditation in Two Parts Piper Daniels A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts University of Washington 2012 Committee: David Shields Shawn Wong ...
    • Out of the Valley 

      Burnet, Jean Michelle (2012-09-13)
      A series of interconnected stories exploring the lives of five siblings growing up amidst a series of desertions in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
    • Prying, Peeping, Peering: The Voyeuristic Gaze in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literary Naturalism 

      Holmberg, David Thomas (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation seeks to redefine late-nineteenth-century American literary naturalism as a movement that is continually negotiating the tension between speculative fantasy and scientific objectivity, a tension that both ...
    • School of Unlikeness: American Poetry and the Creative Writing Workshop 

      Cohen, Sarah (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation is a study of the creative writing workshop as a shaping institution of American poetry in the twentieth century. It takes as its starting point the observation that in the postwar period the rise of ...
    • The Shore: Stories 

      VandenBos, Nicholas (2012-09-13)
      <bold>The Shore: Stories<bold> Story collection: novella and short stories about life in the contemporary American West.
    • Succeeding through Uncertainty: Three L2 Students in a First-Year Composition Class 

      Stuart, Christian D. D. (2012-09-13)
      This qualitative study examines the unique challenges of multilingual students (referred to in the study as "L2 students") in a first-year writing class at a large public U.S. university. Following a case-study approach, ...
    • Telling What They Know; Performing What They Say: Genre Awareness and the Transferability of Writing 

      Hill, Heather Nicole (2012-09-13)
      Because genre is critically important to the ways that writing works throughout the different disciplines, discussions of whether and how to teach genre has become a debated subject among compositionists. In response to ...
    • Where Knowledge Thrives: The Role of the Metaphorical in Scientific Process 

      Xu, Jun (2013-02-25)
      My Ph. D. dissertation concerns one of the major issues in the rhetoric of science, the function of metaphors in scientific discourse. It explores the relation between knowledge production and a metaphorical kind of ...
    • Windows 

      Arvidson, Valerie Marie (2012-09-13)
      Windows is Valerie Marie Arvidson's Master's Thesis (completed in 2012): a compendium of fictions and photographs that together tell a family story that draws on folk-riddles, fairy tales, art, archives, and multicultural ...
    • Women in the English Language Dictionary 

      Russell, Lindsay Rose (2012-09-13)
      "Women in the English Language Dictionary," is at once a historical account and rhetorical analysis of how women have been involved in the English dictionary from its bilingual beginnings in the early modern period to its ...