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    • The Tension of the Real: Visuality in Nineteenth Century British Realism 

      Cornwall, Amanda (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
      This dissertation begins from the problem that is built into realism as a literary genre: its commitment to capturing the unfiltered circumstances of human life will always be at odds with the artifice of its representational ...
    • Translating the Afterlives of Qu Yuan 

      Zikpi, Monica (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
      This dissertation is a history of interpretation and interlinear commentary translation of the "Li Sao," an allegorical poem attributed to the late Warring States (475-221 BCE) poet Qu Yuan. I argue that the significance ...
    • Transnational romance: The politics of desire in Caribbean novels by women 

      Meyers, Emily Taylor, 1979- (University of Oregon, 2009-06)
      Writers in the Caribbean, like writers throughout the postcolonial world, return to colonial texts to rewrite the myths that justified and maintained colonial control. Exemplary of a widespread, regional phenomenon that ...