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La mujer compleja y completa
This thesis focuses on the poetry of a group of contemporary Mexican women poets (Laura Cárdenas, Kyra Galván, Elva Macías, Patricia Medina, Silvia Tomasa Rivera, and Minerva Margarita Villarreal) who began publishing after ...
Troubling identity and literacy : young adolescents' subjectivities and literacies using popular culture texts
The purpose of this 20-week, cross-continental study was to map how seven, 12- and 13-year-old young adolescents living in Australia and the United States used popular culture in their literacy lives to construct notions ...
Interpreting city identity through the medium of the street
This paper examines cross-racial interactions among students in a demographically diverse high school located in a suburb of Atlanta, GA. Because diversity is often conflated with the number of racially different bodies ...
Applying for Cherokee citizenship
This thesis examines the Dawes enrollment period between 1900 and 1906. It is unique in that it recaptures the history from the perspective of the applicants for Cherokee citizenship. In looking at the various ways that ...
Parallel pastoralisms : concurrent developments in the evolution of Scottish and southern literature
Scotland and the American South have a great deal in common. Both groups originate from a distinct geographic area characterized by its own economy, culture, and ethos, and both groups have evolved within the shadow of a ...
My dissertation discusses five theatrical plays written by the Cuban playwright Alberto Pedro Torriente (1955-2005) between 1989 and 1997, during the so-called Cuban Special Period. His theater became a site of resistance ...
The study sought to understand the experiences of African American female athletes and identity formation in the context of a predominantly white institution (PWI). Employing critical race theory and Black feminist thought ...
From the roots to the branches
This work examines the development of Primo Levi’s thinking throughout his career as a writer. The available research materials were his collected literary works, transcribed interviews, and various critical essays and ...
The thesis examines how Kant, Derrida and Blanchot commonly investigate the epistemic limits attributable to the faculty of imagination, the comprehensibility of the notion of subjective singularity and the form necessarily ...