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This dissertation examines the ideological force of the smallholder trope in various discourses, from classical political economy to early Canadian poetry and agribusiness advertising. The project investigates the increasing elision of smallholders from the socio-economic landscape in Canada by...
The World in an Object Lesson: Visual Pedagogies in Children's Literature Produced for the 1893 Columbian ExpositionDownload
The World in an Object Lesson addresses the ways in which nineteenth-century reading audiences of the United States were taught to make sense of the visual stimulus of worlds fairs. The Object Lesson was one visual method which was both promoted and critiqued in the material culture of the...
This study explores the daughter stories of the Hebrew Bible from literary, psychoanalytic, structuralist, and deconstructionist perspectives. In seeking to understand how daughters and daughterhood are presented I provide close readings—paying attention to the rhetorical strategies, themes,...
In this dissertation I consider a famous self-translation, the Russian version of Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, through the prism of a descriptive approach in translation studies. Self-translations have been traditionally excluded from consideration in scholarly studies as unrepresentative of...
This convenient case study will explore the impact of not-games on secondary English language arts students in a high school located in a satellite community of a major city of Alberta. These not-games are often free, short, intuitive, and readily available on the Internet, exposing players to...
This interdisciplinary and intersectional thesis addresses the cult of Artemis Orthia at Sparta and particularly the 6th century BCE grotesque terracotta masks recovered there by the British School of Athens in the early 20th century. Using both material culture and literary data as primary...
The world presented to readers of The Complete Works of Sir Thomas Malory is, as the character of Galahad notes, “unstable.” The story begins following the death of Uther Pendragon, when Arthur attempts to bring order to his unstable kingdom through the institution of the Round Table, a...
Is there ever a simple place of convergence where two media coexist and interact equally? If one assumes that there is indeed a mental space where media convgerge and are understood simultaneously, what problems arise if an when one medium overrides the meaning of another? It is difficult to...
Femmes scandaleuses : le pouvoir transformatif de la transgression chez Virginie Despentes, Nelly Arcan et aurélia auritaDownload
This study focuses on scandals in the feminine, or the media turmoil triggered by women’s writing demonstrating an awareness of women’s oppression. Scandalous women subvert norms by addressing sexuality, pleasure, desire as well as racism, hybrid identities, and power and domination relationships...