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    • The failure of storytelling to ground a causal theory of reference 

      Tanksley, Charles William (Texas A&M University, 2004-09-30)
      I argue that one cannot hold a Meinongian ontology of fictional characters and have a causal theory of reference for fictional names. The main argument presented refutes Edward Zalta's claim that storytelling should be ...
    • The Last Educations: Genre, Place, and the American University 

      White, Lowell Mick (2012-10-19)
      The Last Educations: Genre, Place, and the American University consists of three interlocking novellas dealing with themes of change and dislocation in contemporary Texas, focused on the institution of the modern university, ...
    • Lies: a collection of short stories 

      Wellington, Melissa June (Texas A&M University, 2006-08-16)
      The purpose of this thesis is to demonstrate understanding of the themes, techniques and traditions of creative writing, combining all of the knowledge gleaned from coursework in a body of original fiction. The thesis ...
    • Pilgrimage Sites in the American Southwest: A Narrative Exploration of Sacred Destinations 

      Kiolbassa, Courtney E
      Literature Review The study of pilgrimage covers a wide range of approaches: historical, personal, theoretical, literary, even artistic (Coleman and Elsner 8). No one view encompasses the richness of the pilgrimage ...
    • The Pirate Queen 

      Kuenzli, Jasmina Sara (2019-03-29)
      This thesis contains the critical introduction and the full text of my original science fiction novel, The Pirate Queen. The critical introduction details the literary, theoretical, and historical influences that led to ...
    • A Thousand Golden Yesterdays 

      Edwards, Lewis William
      How can the chaotic, dissonant headspace brought about by trauma-induced dissociative disorders be effectively and accurately portrayed in creative fiction? A Thousand Golden Yesterdays, a novella-length creative artifact, ...