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A cultural study of the chair

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dc.contributor.advisor Hathaway, Jeanine en_US
dc.contributor.author Cass, Jenny R.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-24T01:11:54Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-24T01:11:54Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 en
dc.date.issued 2008-05
dc.identifier.other t08007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/2022
dc.description Thesis (M.A.) - Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of English en
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 50-51) en
dc.description.abstract This 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.extent vi, 51 leaves en
dc.format.extent 200993 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Wichita State University en
dc.rights Copyright 2008 by Jenny R. Cass. All Rights Reserved en
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic dissertations en
dc.title A cultural study of the chair en
dc.type Thesis en

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