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Absence to presence: The life history of Sylvia [Bataille] Lacan (France)
Sylvia (Bataille) Lacan (1908-1993) was a french film actress who was married to the philosopher Georges Bataille and to the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan. Despite this fact, she is virtually absent from the critical accounts ...
Erchempert's "History of the Lombards of Benevento": A translation and study of its place in the chronicle tradition
Erchempert, a ninth-century Lombard monk attached to the monastery of Monte Cassino in Southern Italy, wrote the History of the Lombards of Benevento around 889, a history intended to contrast with Paul the Deacon's earlier ...
Contrasting portraits: San Antonio v. Rodriguez and the emergent equal protection ideal
"Contrasting Portraits" is the history of Rodriguez, the Texas school finance case from 1968 to 1973. The thesis places the case within three contexts: Texas education, Mexican-American rights, and equal protection. Rodriguez ...
Exilio y regreso en las novelas de Jose Donoso (Spanish text, Chile)
El objetivo de esta tesis es el estudio de dos novelas de Jose Donoso: El jardin de al lado y La desesperanza en el contexto del proceso politico y personal del exilio y regreso. Este trabajo consta de tres capitulos. En ...
"But chiefly we now engaged in mutual listening": Participation in "Art as Experience" and "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men"
James Agee and Walker Evans' Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and John Dewey's Art as Experience converge in several fundamental ways, all hinging on the notion of participation in art. Although Agee and Evans may seem at first ...
'And so, enquire the difference': Gender, land, and social change in twelfth and thirteenth century England, a study of maritagium and fee tail
The maritagium and the gift in tail were conditional gifts by which land from the patrimony might be provided to daughters and younger sons while ensuring that when such cadet branches failed the land would return to the ...