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Browsing English by Subject "English"

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  • 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)
  • 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 ...
  • Linn, Kathryn S. (2012-09-13)
    Poetry Manuscript exploring mother-daughter relationships, grief, and finding one's voice.
  • Wilder, Erika Lauren (2012-09-13)
    A collection of poems.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Eulensen, Katherine (2012-09-13)
    Creative Poetry Thesis
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • VandenBos, Nicholas (2012-09-13)
    <bold>The Shore: Stories<bold> Story collection: novella and short stories about life in the contemporary American West.
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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