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    • African American Women in Appalachia: Personal Expressions of Race, Place and Gender 

      Barbour-Payne, Yunina Carol (2014-06-04)
      African American women in Appalachia have lived, survived and long been overlooked by dominant narratives that support stereotypical depictions of the Appalachian region and its inhabitants. A little over twenty years ago, ...
    • Astigmatism: poems exploring the misshapen I 

      Hall-Zieger, Anna (Texas A&M University, 2006-10-30)
      This thesis is a book of poems, containing two major sections. The first part is a critical introduction to the creative writing; the second part consists of poetry that I have composed, revised, and revisited during the ...
    • El Cine Poético en Carlos Reygadas 

      Marimon Miyares, Javier (2016-11-28)
      The cinematography of Mexican director Carlos Reygadas is the main focus of this dissertation, which aims to validate the artistic quality of his four films: Japón, Batalla en el Cielo, Luz Silenciosa and Post Tenebras ...
    • Elegiac Rhetorics: From Loss to Dialogue in Lyric Poetry 

      Hart, Sarah Elizabeth (2012-10-19)
      By reading mournful poems rhetorically, I expand the concept of the elegy in order to reveal continuities between private and communal modes of mourning. My emphasis on readers of elegies challenges writer-centered definitions ...
    • Extending the Writing Paradigm: Is Writing Haiku Poetry Healing? 

      Stephenson, Kittredge (2009-10-28)
      Haiku poetry was investigated in the context of the narrative writing paradigm to evaluate its healing potential. Participants, 98 introductory psychology students at a large southwestern university, wrote for 20 minutes ...
    • Haiku, Nature, and Narrative: An Empirical Study of the Writing Paradigm and Its Theories 

      Stephenson, Kittredge T (2014-04-04)
      The present study continued an examination of haiku poetry within the context of the writing paradigm. Groups were compared with respect to three factors—writing type (narrative, haiku, or haibun), image content (nature ...
    • In the Name of the Father and the Mother: Mourning, Memory and Imagination in the Poetry of José Kozer, Tamara Kamenszain, and Eduardo Espina 

      Rolnick, Diane McGavock (2015-07-15)
      While often taken as sentimental in nature, poetry about death provides poets and readers an artistic space for processing grief. The Latin American Neobaroque, a way of writing poetry know predominantly for its intellectual ...
    • Naked Men Frying Bacon Stand Sideways 

      Istvan, Michael A (2013-09-13)
      In Chapter I, I explain the chief features and underlying philosophy of the two warring poetic movements, imagism and symbolism, that have influenced my work. I also suggest reasons why coexistence among these two traditionally ...
    • 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 ...
    • sylvae parvae: poems 

      Stumpo, Jeffrey David (Texas A&M University, 2005-02-17)
      The following is a collection of original poetry, supplemented by a critical introduction tracing biographical, literary, and theoretical influences. The critical introduction takes the form of a series of loosely connected ...
    • The Art of Living. 

      Barry, Maggie W. (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1938)