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dc.contributor.advisorHathaway, Jeanineen_US
dc.contributor.authorCass, Jenny R.
dc.date.accessioned2009-05-24T01:11:54Z
dc.date.available2009-05-24T01:11:54Z
dc.date.copyright2008en
dc.date.issued2008-05
dc.identifier.othert08007
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/2022
dc.descriptionThesis (M.A.) - Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Englishen
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (leaves 50-51)en
dc.description.abstractThis research traces the cultural significance of chairs. It examines the ways in which chairs are used to create and reinforce boundaries between individuals and/or groups of people within various social contexts. Gender, racial, and socio-economic factors were among the major chair-related divisions explored. Building from the cultural interpretation of chairs, the thesis moves towards a close reading of the chairs that are located in several literary texts, including Lady Audley's Secret, Invisible Man, and "The Human Chair", a short story by Japanese writer Edogawa Rampo.en
dc.format.extentvi, 51 leavesen
dc.format.extent200993 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherWichita State Universityen
dc.rightsCopyright 2008 by Jenny R. Cass. All Rights Reserveden
dc.subject.lcshElectronic dissertationsen
dc.titleA cultural study of the chairen
dc.typeThesisen


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