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The Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America
Many works have been written about the Civil War. While many of these books have contributed much to the knowledge of this war, some areas have received less attention than they merit. One such topic is the interrelation ...
Studies in the satires of Charles Churchill
The following chapters attempt full scale studies of four of Churchill's important satires. Chapter one surveys Churchill scholarship and criticism of the past twelve years, with emphasis upon those studies and editions ...
"In whom to lay the pattern of a Christian hero": Milton and the Elizabethan tradition of Christian learning
As Spenser said of Sir Calidore's quest for the Blatant Beast, the conclusion of this dissertation must remind the reader that the course of the discussion "is often stayd, yet never is astray." This study of Milton's ...
When Worlds Collide: Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810
When Methodists first arrived in the South, they were critics of the social order. They preached in public against slavery and counselled in private against slaveholding. They condemned the code of honor and supported pious ...
Inch Ka Chka and other paradoxical clues into Soviet Armenian society
During the twentieth century, Soviet Armenian society has been witness to numerous situations in which national identity has become an expression of cultural paradox. From the 1940's to the 1990's, Armenia has been in a ...
Estranged affections: Literary writing and the public sphere in Poe, Emerson, and Melville
This dissertation examines the influence of romantic aesthetics on the development of literary writing as a profession in America during the 1840s and 1850s. In opposition to the new historical claim that literary texts ...
THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY AS RESPECT FOR PERSONS
The right to privacy is presented as a right to a state of non-intrusion in the control an individual has over personal information, and the means of access to such information. This account of the right helps to show that ...
THE LANGUAGE OF THE SELF IN THE POETRY OF ROBERT LOWELL
Robert Lowell inherited from the New England Puritans not only his habit of obsessive self-examination, not only his fascination with the process of that self-examination, but also his awareness of the significance of ...