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A survey and analysis of all books printed in England or in English abroad during the year 1597
This thesis is based on the premise that the extant printed works of 1597 capture the flavour and temper of English life in that year. It considers all of the extant printed works from 1597 printed in England or in English ...
Books and readers, 1581 : a survey and analysis of all books printed in England or in English abroad during the year 1581
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the extant publications printed in 1581, to discover their purposes, scope, variety and their range of interests and subject matter. The purpose is also to ascertain if any pattern ...
Alienation, commitment and transcendence in three novels of Saul Bellow
The central point of this thesis is the theme of modern man's alienation from his surroundings as portrayed by Saul Bellow in three of his novels, Dangling Man, Henderson the Rain King and Humboldt's Gift. The individual ...
The confidence theme in Redburn, Moby-Dick, Pierre and The Confidence Man
This paper grew out of my fascination with the multi-disguised tricksters of Melville's The Confidence Man. In the novel a Mississippi riverboat is the setting for a series of episodes in which various travellers are cheated ...
Archetypal symbolism in William Faulkner's Light in August
The following paper is an investigation of the extent of the archetypal symbolism in one of William Faulkner's greatest novels, Light in August. It proceeds from a definition of archetypal symbolism combining major literary, ...
Gendering the muse : reinscriptions of patriarchal authority and the delegitimization of female authorship in selected Stephen King works
This thesis examines representations of masculinity and authority in selected Stephen Kings works: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Bag of Bones, Misery, and The Tommyknockers. These texts reinscribe writing and authority ...
The mother figure in the history plays of William Shakespeare
I have chosen the topic of the mother figure in the history plays of William Shakespeare because it is a subject that has not received as much attention as other, perhaps more important aspects of Shakespeare's work that ...
Through a glass darkly : a study of Henry Vaughan's vision as poet and prophet
Although it can be argued that anything which arouses curiosity is worthy of human enquiry, and therefore requires no apology,the metaphysical poetry in general, and the religious writings of Henry Vaughan in particular, ...
Books and readers, 1583; a survey and analysis of all books printed in England or in English abroad during the year 1583
This thesis constitutes a survey and analysis of all the works printed in England or in English abroad between January 1, 1583 and December 31, 1583.
Charles Ritchie and the English diary tradition
The literary merit of the diaries of Charles Ritchie is apparent to anyone who reads them. A more critical assessment is hindered, however, by the fact that there is as yet in Canada no literary context in which the ...