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  • Fe of life 

    Johannsen, Frances Rebecca (2007-05)
  • "The first of a new genus": Mary Wollstonecraft as a literary critic and mentor to Mary Hays 

    Waters, Mary A. (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)
    Mary Wollstonecraft's work for Joseph Johnson's Analytical Review stands as a landmark in the changing occupations available to women writers during the late eighteenth century. Study of this work facilitates a clearer ...
  • Framing, inversions, and materiality in William Blake's prints and printmaking 

    Teubner, Cory S. (Wichita State University, 2011-12)
    William Blake sought, though his poetry and printmaking, to change the fundamental nature of reality and to set humanity on a redemptive course. Inspired in his studio, the artist channeled what he called "Divine Vision" ...
  • From the sublime to duende: a cross-cultural study on the aesthetics of artistic transcendence 

    Cooke, Patricia K. (Wichita State University, 2008-05)
    For centuries, artists have used their works as a means of communication. Such communication can, at times, connect artist and audience in a unique experience which defies barriers of both language and culture. Although ...
  • The handmaidens' plight: an investigation of survivor ideologies of marginalized Asian women 

    Kwa, Gladys Siok-Hian (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Despite the traumatic ordeals experienced by marginalized Asian women, many have emerged triumphant despite inconceivable odds to proclaim their tragic narratives. Such desperate struggles beg the question: "What sustainable ...
  • The handmaidens’ plight: an investigation of survivor ideologies of marginalized Asian women 

    Kwa, Gladys Siok-Hian (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
    Many subjugated Asian women have been overwhelmed and expunged by their traumatic ordeals, and yet many have emerged triumphant despite inconceivable odds to proclaim their tragic narratives, even as they undergo great ...
  • The histories of each: a collection of short fiction 

    Bernard, David Benjamin (2006-05)
    The used couch -- Indian graveyard -- Heart disease -- Tree house -- Cravings -- Henderson’s grocery.
  • Home and abroad: Elizabeth Bishop’s poetics of placement in Questions of Travel 

    Fortman, Brandon (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
    Who is Elizabeth Bishop? In spite of the vast number of studies done on Bishop and her work over the last twenty-five years, cohering Bishop the poet with Bishop the person is hardly any less difficult than it was upon the ...
  • How archetypal images in a Dan Deacon music video are a reflection of Deacon's values 

    Russell, Jake (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The video for Dan Deacon's song "Woof Woof" demonstrates the dangers of grandiosity and how to battle grandiosity through relationships. Based on research - including Carl Jung's works "Man and His Symbols," "Psychology ...
  • Jessica Garratt, Visiting Faculty Member 

    Garratt, Jessica (2011-04-11)
    Jessica Garratt, visiting faculty member for WSU Dept. of English, reads from her book of poetry, Fire Pond.
  • Judging Moriah: gendered narratives of sacrifice in the Hebrew Bible 

    Jensen, Vicki K. (2006-05)
    This study examines the function of a patriarchal ideology in the episodes of human sacrifice narrated in Genesis 22 and Judges 11 and 19. The Akedah, or "the binding of Isaac" story, is discussed in terms of the midrastic ...
  • Katherine Vaz, Distinguished Fiction Writer 

    Vaz, Katherine (2011-11-17)
    Katherine Vaz, Visiting Faculty & Distinguished Fiction Writer in Residence for WSU Dept. of English, reads her work.
  • Kevin Brockmeier, Fiction Reading 

    Brockmeier, Kevin (2013-11-13)
    Award winning author Kevin Brockmeier, reads from his work.
  • Kipling, Woolf, and Orwell: literary ethnographers 

    Ranatunga, Gayanthi (Wichita State University, 2011-12)
    The beginning of the 20th century was marked by a need for a departure, for Britain, from the Victorian sentiments of a bygone era, foremost among which were the soon-to-be antiquated thoughts about her colonies and ...
  • Marlin "Bart" Barton 

    Barton, Marlin (2012-03-22)
    Marlin "Bart" Barton, award-winning author, reads from his newest book, The Cross Garden.
  • Maze 

    Dawe, Margaret (Antioch Review, Inc., 2013)
  • Memorials of absence in post 9/11 Anglo-expression 

    Johnson, Bronwen R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Depictions of 9/11 have often obscured narratives of individual suffering; while there was great loss of life, this loss of life is generally imagined not as individual narratives, but narratives en masse. My presentation ...
  • Mending science in Middlemarch 

    Landes, Claire A. (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    Most scholars agree that George Eliot's scientific interests informed her novels, especially her 1871 novel, Middlemarch. This research attempts to add to that body of scholarship by showing how, through Middlemarch, Eliot ...
  • Metafilm: Visual storytelling in the postmodern age 

    Rowan, Robert M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Audio-visual communication in the form of film and television has formed a language of its own, and this emergence begs both scholars and artists to put it to use in creative ways. The term “Metafilm” here refers to a film ...
  • MFA Graduates Fiction and Poetry Reading 

    Kamsoke, Brian; Lipps, Nathan; Englebert, Amber; Delvaux, Katelyn; Wirtz, Aaron; Hoffman, Rae (2013-05-08)
    2013 MFA graduates from the WSU English Department's Creative Writing Program read from their final projects.