English Theses and Dissertations
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(1993)In the nineteenth century, most sentimental marriage-plot novels by women include a female bildungsroman that terminates with the heroines containment in marriage. The tension between this bildungsroman and the ...
(1989)Claude McKay, born in Jamaica in 1890, played a significant role in the development of Black American literature. His search for a Black aesthetic and his poems of defiance gave inspiration to young Black artists hungry ...
(1980)During the early years of the nineteenth century, the heightened interest in manuscripts and early printed editions precipitated the growth of publishing and printing societies which subsequently flourished throughout the ...
(1996)Tangier Island, a tiny crabbing community off the coast of Virginia, is in the midst of a transition. Over the past several decades, Tangier has experienced profound changes that have significantly impacted its culture, from ...