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  • 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.
  • MFA Student Poets 

    Hash, Amanda; Kaeser, Jennifer; McMahan, Jay; Moritz, Ruth; Rush, Brandon K.; Welang, Nahum (2011-05-03)
    MFA poetry students from the WSU English Department's Creative Writing Program read their poetry.
  • MFA Student Poets 2012 

    Menefee, Catherine; Rush, Brandon K.; McKibben, Maggi (2012-07-30)
    MFA poetry students from the WSU English Department's Creative Writing Program read their poetry.
  • Michael McGriff, Visiting Poet in Residence 

    McGriff, Michael (2011-04-29)
    Michael McGriff, Visiting & Distinguished Poet in Residence for WSU Dept. of English, reads from his books of poetry (Dismantling the Hills, The Sorrow Gondola, & To Build My Shadow a Fire).
  • Middle-class identity and corporeal attachments in The Wide, Wide World 

    Dejmal, Rachel (Wichita State University, 2015-12)
    Early nineteenth century industrialization and capitalism stimulated growth in public labor forces and consumer markets. Though largely conceived as a male-centered history, industrialization upended the lives of women; ...
  • Mirrors and witnesses: Gabrielle Roy, Margaret Atwood, and Le Deuxième Sexe 

    Thompson, Robert Mac (Wichita State University, 2009-07)
    An intertexual, cross-cultural study of the Canadian woman's experience from the Second War and Post-War era through examination of the existential crisis of the feminine situation as addressed by the fiction of Mme. ...
  • Misogyny in Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree 

    Tucker, John W. (2007-05)
    American novelist Cormac McCarthy has recently begun to gain long-overdue recognition in the academy. Following the publication of his novel All the Pretty Horses, a National Book Award winner, the production of critical ...
  • More press corrections in Lucrece (1594) 

    Connor, Francis X. (OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2012-12)
    EDITORS of William Shakespeare’s Lucrece have identified twelve press corrections in the poem’s first edition, which was printed by Richard Field and published by James Harrison in 1594. William George Clark and William ...
  • The Mutawa killers and other stories 

    Shankar, Suraj Kunnath (2007-05)
  • The need for professional writing programs in higher education: a modest proposal 

    Ott, Chelsea Elaine (2007-05)
    The purpose of this thesis is to explain why a professional writing curriculum would be an invaluable program to institute in American universities across the country. So many people think that because we all learn to read ...
  • New World literature? Crossing borders with Isabella Bird and Winnifred Eaton 

    Engber, Kimberly (Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Letras, 2007)
  • Paradox and philosophical anticipation in Melville’s Moby-Dick 

    Ott, Sara (Wichita State University, 2006-05)
    Much of the current critical literature on Moby-Dick lacks a unifying focus. This essay attempts to provide a thread of continuity for Moby-Dick by proving that paradox and Herman Melville’s anticipation of the early ...
  • Paul Dickey, Poet 

    Dickey, Paul (2011-10-26)
    Paul Dickey, poet from Omaha, Neb. and WSU alumnus, reads new and published poetry (from "They Say This is How Death Came Into the World").
  • The post-modern body in cinema 

    Barbara, Kathleen M. (2006-05)
    Throughout film history, the female body has been gazed upon, lusted after, protected, admired, and murdered. A sampling of post-modern films, including Kill Bill; Vol. I, The Swimming Pool, Boys Don’t Cry, Orlando, The ...
  • Prankster narrative in Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 

    Dryden, Nick (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
    The opening lines of Ken Kesey's 1962 novel recall the title imagery and central metaphor of psychiatrist Frantz Fanon's 1952 book Black Skin, White Masks: [t]hey're out there. Black boys in white suits up before me to ...
  • Questionnaire responses 

    Carroll, Anne (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013-09)
    I started learning about the Harlem Renaissance when I was a graduate student. I was drawn to the movement by the connections forged among its writers, artists, musicians, and performers. I came to understand many of its ...
  • Re-presenting narratives of rape: examining constructions of the victim, voice and feminism under rape law reform 

    McCaffree-Wallace, Andrea (Wichita State University, 2011-07)
    The research and critical readings in this study attempt to comment on changing constructions of the victim, voice and consent in popular representations of rape post rape law reform. The study draws on a wealth of ...
  • Recognizing emptiness: denouncing war with plot in Pirandello’s “War” and Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five 

    Nicholes, Justin (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
  • Recreating identity: Acts of transcendence and resistance in Native American literature 

    Hatt, Graceanne M. (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
    The Native American novel is inherently a “cross-cultural” device with roots both in the western written tradition and Indigenous oral tradition; a mix that oftentimes makes these novels difficult for readers, especially ...