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Minding the Gap: Time in Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere and the Hermeneutical Inquiry
(University of Houston, 2004-05)
I begin this thesis with a discussion of Neil Gaiman’s career and my interaction with his first novel, Neverwhere. I define time in the novel as the succession and interrelatedness of events and divide this definition into ...
The Cathedral of Ice: Terministic Screens, Tyrannizing Images, Visual Rhetoric, and Nazi Propaganda Strategies
(Louisiana Scholars' College, 1999-04)
Many aspects of the Nazis’ methods of persuasion, especially the rhetoric and psychology of printed propaganda and the speeches of Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels have been the subjects of intensive study. Oddly, the ...
‘That rug really tied the room together’: Knitting Dudeism and Camusian Philosophy into a Larger Tapestry
(University of Mumbai, 2017-04-15)
Even though parallels between the philosophy of Albert Camus and The Big Lebowski have been drawn repeatedly, a sustained enquiry into several possible dimensions of the matter is yet to have been conducted.This dissertation ...
Speaking The Unspoken: Silence, Language, and Form in Contemporary Poetry
(University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997)
This dissertation explores the way for late 20th century poets use form in their work as means to map, encounter, witness to, and struggle with various kinds of silences. It explores the work of Louise Glȕck, M. Nourbese ...