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    • Divine heresy: Women's revisions of sacred texts 

      Brassaw, Mandolin R. (University of Oregon, 2008-12)
      This dissertation argues that American women writers have revised sacred texts to challenge patriarchy, racism, and colonialism and rewritten American history to reveal how biblical scripture has been implicated in these ...
    • Extending the Line: Early Twentieth Century American Women's Sonnets 

      Wakefield, Eleanor (University of Oregon, 2017-09-06)
      This dissertation rereads sonnets by three crucial but misunderstood early twentieth-century women poets at the intersection of the study of American literary history and scholarship of the sonnet as a genre, exposing and ...
    • Reviving kalliope: Four North American women and the epic tradition 

      Spann, Britta, 1979- (University of Oregon, 2009-09)
      In English literary studies, classical epic poetry is typically regarded as a masculinist genre that imparts and reinforces the values of dominant culture. The Iliad , Odyssey , and Aeneid , after all, were written by ...