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    • The rhetoric of voice change in Daniel Defoe's minor novels 

      Lee, Lap Sun (1974)
      In Daniel Defoe's minor novels, despite the autobiographical pretense, the narrator's voice contains an unreconciled plurality. The pronominal subject in Captain Singleton and Colonel Jack frequently represents more than ...
    • The rooms, The streets, The November beaches 

      Macmorran, Thomas J. (1973)
      The Rooms, The Streets, The November Beaches is a collection of poems that has as a central theme the process of self-discovery. Each section corresponds to a facet of that process, The Rooms being the academic and ...
    • Freedom in John Fowles' The Magus 

      Filippidis, Barbara Bell (1974)
      Fowles weaves together structure, theme, and rhetoric in The Magus to create a view of man's existential situation. The Magus depicts a world where man can discern no ultimate truth beyond existence and death; however, ...
    • Irony in Thomas Hardy's "A Few Crusted Characters" 

      Evans, Patsy Ayers (1974)
      Thomas Hardy's aeries of short stories "A Few Crusted Characters" was written and published during the years 1887-1894 that saw the publication of Tess of The d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure. It is a frare-story that ...
    • Juvenalian satire : Rochester to Johnson 

      Weaver, Carol Nixon (1973)
      The importance of Juvenalian satire in the period 1679-1750 is indicated by the critical commentary which frequently ranks it above Horatian satire and by some of the best satires of the period which may be described as ...
    • The multiple scattering of cosmic ray muons above 2.5 GeV/c 

      Osborne, Alfred Richard (1974)
      The multiple scattering of cosmic ray muons in a magnetic momentum spectrometer has been investigated both theoretically and experimentally. Theoretically, the multiple scattering theory of Moliere has been modified to ...
    • An analysis for James Howell's epistolary style 

      Trautwein, Anne Hulme (1971)
      Twentieth-century criticism of seventeenth-century prose has been dominated by the categorizing of writers' styles into various classifications, a practice which has resulted in misconceptions about what these writers were ...
    • The disciplined heart : a study of the imagery in the poetry of George Herbert and Gerard Manley Hopkins 

      Krag, Grace Evelyn (1973)
      Meditative poetry is a recognized form of literary verse having as its primary subjects God and the poet's relationship to God. Two English poets, George Herbert and Gerard Manley Hopkins, wrote this highly introspective ...
    • The moral qualities of Queequeg, Starbuck, and Ahab 

      Werner, Robert James (1972)
      Moby Dick or The Whale by Herman Melville reached the American public late in the year 1851. Early reviewers with a few perceptive exceptions, recognized only the narrative aspects of the novel. Most considered it a ...
    • The underlying pessimism of Evelyn Waugh's early satirical novels 

      Mafrige, Nancy M. (1972)
      The people who inhabited the social scene of London during the 1920's and early 1930's are portrayed by Evelyn Waugh as deserving of laughter but also of sympathy and pity. In Decline and Fall, Vile Bodies, and A Handful ...
    • The complementary relationship between comic and serious plots in Dryden's tragicomedies 

      Jones, Bunny Paine (1972)
      Dryden constructed his tragicomedies by weaving together two distinct plots, one in the heroic-romantic mode and one patterned after the Restoration comedy of wit. The values and emotional tone of these two modes are ...
    • The Cavalier mode in Restoration drama, 1661-1676 

      Proctor, Betty Jane (1974)
      In seventeenth-century England, the Cavaliers became increasingly disillusioned with the harsh realities of an ever-changing world. After the Restoration in 1660, a return to pre-Commonwealth conditions was not possible—the ...
    • Home is India-- the consensus of three different writers-- Raja Rao, Balachandra Rajan, and R.K. Narayan 

      Desai, Meena M. Dholakia (1974)
      The basic incompatibility between the East and the West has interested, many writers since E. M. Forster and Rudyard Kipling. Meenakshi Mukherjee, who explains and justifies the validity of the "east-west encounter" theme ...
    • A study of Shakespeare's text in the nineteenth century 

      Norris, Judith M. (1974)
      No manuscript copies of Shakespeare's plays are available. Less than half of his plays were printed during his lifetime, and there is no evidence that Shakespeare himself oversaw any of these quarto publications. Moreover, ...
    • A study of the bad heroines in the novels of Henry James 

      Logan, Karen Ann (1972)
      In most of his novels through the character of the bad heroine Henry James represents his concept of the potential evil in all human relationships. To James, evil results neither from natural depravity nor from social ...
    • Quantizing relativistic action-at-a-distance mechanics 

      Kracklauer, Aloysius F. (1973)
      A wave equation for charged particles whose non-quantal dynamics is regulated by a relativistic action-at-a-distance formulation of dynamics is presented. Resolutions are given for what has heretofore been the two principle ...
    • The counsel of the wise fool 

      Hughes, William Figures (1972)
      The archetypal Wise Fool has enjoyed increased popularity in the latter half of the twentieth century. Four of the authors who have given fictional life to the Wise Fool in recent times are Ken Kesey, Thomas Berger, Saul ...
    • Leaves of autumn : Sherwood Anderson and the season of epiphany 

      Finley, Mary Sue (1973)
      The autumnal season is an important motif in the writings of Sherwood Anderson, Although Anderson is attentive to all the yearly seasons, his writings demonstrate a marked preference for autumn. This is the one season which ...
    • Donald Barthelme's fiction : fragmentation, the "trash phenomenon," and ironic vision 

      Benton, Michael David (1974)
      Donald. Barthelme's fictional works utilize a fragmentary form and ironic mode to portray modern experience as non-linear, disparate, fluid, and dominated by the created "trash objects" of technology, the media, and the ...
    • Pilgrim in the wasteland; Clarel as the confirmation of Melville's nihilistic vision 

      Johnson, Theodore J. (1973)
      T. S. Eliot and the wasteland, writers of the 1920's rebelled, against the vitiated. Romantic traditions which bore heavily on the literature of the early Twentieth Century. They recognized the anomie and ennui of a society ...