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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sam Taylor, Poetry Reading 

    Taylor, Sam (2012-07-27)
    Wichita State faculty member Sam Taylor reads his poetry.
  • Sarah Bagby, Watermark Books 

    Bagby, Sarah (2011-02-24)
    Books & Cafe in Wichita, KS, discusses the current state of book publishing and independent booksellers.
  • Sarah's dream/"No Fate": doubling in Terminator II. 

    Brooks, Christopher K. (Post Script, Inc., 2004)
  • The sensation of Sherlock Holmes 

    Cook, Kimberlee S. (Wichita State University, 2011-05)
    This thesis examines the Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and how they relate to the late-Victorian Sensation Novel. First, a brief introduction to the Sensation novel is made. It makes a study ...
  • Shakespeare by any other word?: Shakespeare’s King Lear and Macbeth reinvented in the films of Akira Kurosawa 

    Zilleruelo, Erica Lee (2007-05)
    Directors world-wide have made countless film adaptations of Shakespeare’s works, so a somewhat heated debate exists in terms of what deserves the label “Shakespearean film,” initiating conversation regarding what constitutes ...
  • Silent all these years 

    Pameticky, April S. (2006-05)
    Ankle to ankle -- Hair -- Wednesday in April -- The Garden -- Rosary -- Anywhere else but here -- Silent all these years
  • Some assembly required: including technical writing in general composition curriculum 

    Collins, Shannon Leigh (2007-05)
    This research studied problems related to the teaching of technical writing on the college level. It also attempted to establish parameters for the development of a general technical writing course which could be added to ...
  • Spelling abilities of university students in developmental writing classes 

    Bennett-Kastor, Tina (College Reading and Learning Association, 2004)
    Forty-four students at a mid-sized urban university were given a pseudoword spelling test to explore the relationship between their spelling ability and their placement in college writing courses. Half the students required ...
  • "Sufficient in intensity": mixed media and public opinion in "Opportunity" 

    Carroll, Anne (Penn State University Press, 2005-06)
    Reflection on the 'Opportunity', an academic journal published by the National Urban League (NUL) during the Harlem Renaissance (1923-1949).
  • Susanna Centlivre: Successful chameleon 

    Woodville, Katherine Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2010-08)
    Susanna Centlivre, active in the post Restoration Theater, wrote nineteen plays from 1700 to 1723. A few of her plays were popular until 1900, but thereafter fell into limbo. By studying three of her plays, The Perjur’d ...
  • Symkyn’s place in the Reeve’s Tale 

    Woods, William F. (Penn State University Press, 2004)
    Albert of Saxony was born in Helmstedt, Germany, around 1316. He was a prolific author. Symkyn is a miller. This article develops a context for Albert's lines, and perhaps for Symkyn's, by describing the theological reaction ...
  • The silences of Annie Dillard 

    Sims, Robynn (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    This research began as an investigation into Annie Dillard's An American Childhood with the intention of discovering if her memoir could be considered nature writing. Though I had intended to limit myself to her memoir, ...
  • Thomas Hardy as ecofeminist author with examples from his major tragic novels 

    Clark, Brandi Christine (Wichita State University, 2010-12)
    The research and writing of this thesis began with strong interest in the compelling area of ecofeminist theory (specifically, its successful application to literary theory) and the realization that Thomas Hardy’s tragic ...