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Animation and the National Ethos: the American Dream, Socialist Realism, and Russian émigrés in FranceDownload
Animation is seen as the innocent child of contemporary media and is often considered innocuous and juvenile in general popular culture. This might explain why it is still a marginal field. Perhaps this perception is influenced by the mass media of animation being mostly aimed at children, or at...
Animate ‘It’ and Genderless ‘Comrade’: Third Person Pronoun ta and Degrees of Belonging in Chinese LGBTQ DiscoursesDownload
By examining the language use of online Chinese “Anti” and “Pro” LGBTQ communities, this study primarily investigates the role that ‘ta’ plays in the construction of gender identities. Standard Chinese currently has three separate written forms for the third person: 他 (‘he’), 她 (‘she’), and 它...
Supernatural (SPN) is a long-running horror-fantasy television show that first aired in 2005 on the WB network, moved to the CW network in 2006 and recently released its final episode on November 19, 2020. With intertextual links to both horror cinema and the American Western, the show features...
French feminist scholars, poets, and philosophers Hélène Cixous and Julia Kristeva proclaimed the absolute necessity of a revolution in poetic language, both in the realm of the signifier and the signified. Even though they used different terms, they both described a peculiarly feminine writing...
All of Those Yesterdays: News media and the fall of the Berlin Wall in Russian and German cultural memoryDownload
From a twenty-year distance, the fall of the Berlin Wall still remains and continues to reinforce its place in history as not only a pivotal event, but also, owing to the circumstances under which it took place, a unique event in the space of both memory and news media. The relationship between...
Affective Matters: Translation, Censorship, and the Circulation of “Romans-à-clef” from Argentina to Franco’s Spain (1960-1980)Download
During the Francoist regime in Spain, literary translations into Spanish and Catalan were, along with domestic literary works, subject to the publishing guidelines established to control the cultural production and circulation of literature. Archival investigations unearthed an overlooked...
Acadiens, Cadjins, and Cadiens: Exploring How Cajun Identity Is Depicted and Negotiated in Une fantaisie collectiveDownload
This thesis investigates how Cajun identity, linguistic, cultural, ethnic, or otherwise, is depicted in the collection of theatrical pieces by Le Théâtre Cadien: Une fantaisie collective: Anthologie du drame louisianais cadien. It examines portrayals of Cajuns by analyzing variations in spelling...
Abnormal death memorials are unofficial cenotaphs and burial places located in public space. They mark the sites of sudden tragic death and, therefore, include roadside memorials – an internationally spread phenomenon that is a relatively new topic in the Folkloristics scholarship. This study is...
The twelfth-century Lais of Marie de France, twelve short narrative romances in French verse, are a delightfully heterogenous mixture of old Celtic, classical, Anglo-Norman and Christian themes and motifs. At times these varied streams of influence stand together in unreconciled incongruity....