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The possibility of form: A study of the prosody of Sir Thomas Wyatt
The prosody of Sir Thomas Wyatt has, according to undisputed scholarly opinion, lately become a controversial subject. Since any addition to the controversy would be impertinent and a total resolution impossible, this study ...
An analysis of John Dos Passos' Streets of Night and its seminal effect on Manhattan Transfer and U.S.A
Common to all of John Dos Passos' early novels is a pessimistic view of man's ability to fulfill himself and to make a worthy contribution to society at the same time. The author's philosophy has been examined with respect ...
Recurrent character types in the works of James Matthew Barrie
The object of this thesis is an examination of repetitive character types in the works of James Matthew Barrie. It deals only with the characters found in more than one work, who are given new names. The discussion begins ...
Theme and form in the poetry of John Oldham
Most studies of Oldham have been limited to examination of specific historical influences on a given poem, or group of poems. The two essays by Weldon Williams, for example, while they are interesting for their demonstration ...
The Hercules myth in Renaissance poetry and prose
The Hercules myth has had a long and distinguished literary history, to which this study will add another footnote. In these pages following we shall pursue the figure of Hercules from Greece to Rome to the Middle Ages and ...
Revising the feminine self in the fiction of Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf
The fiction of Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf is situated, as are the writers themselves, in the late-Victorian middle-class ideology of individualism, defining the self as autonomous and self-determining and ...