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    • Primitivism and Contemporary Popular Cinema 

      Norton, Steven (University of Oregon, 2016-02-23)
      This dissertation is a postcolonial analysis of four films: The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980), Dances with Wolves (1990), The Last Samurai (2003), and Avatar (2009). While previous scholarship has identified the Eurocentric ...
    • The rake's progress: Masculinities on stage and screen 

      Wardell, Kathryn Brenna (University of Oregon, 2010-06)
      My dissertation analyzes the rake, the libertine male, a figure whose liminal masculinity and transgressive appetites work both to stabilize and unsettle hegemony in the texts in which he appears. The rake may seem no more ...