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Latest publications:
Aging, Old Age, and Generational Relationships in Plays by Wendy Wasserstein and Tina Howe

This article investigates the relatively underexplored issue about aging and old age in relation to female generational relationships in plays by Wendy Wasserstein and Tina Howe.

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Published online: June 23, 2016

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From Egypt to the Arizona Desert to Places Still to Come: The Ongoing Meta-literary Journey of Eliza’s Escape to Freedom in "Uncle Tom’s Cabin"

Eliza's flight to freedom in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" has historic and contemporary parallels from the Bible to undocumented immigrants making dangerous desert crossings into the United States.

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Published online: June 8, 2016

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The Aesthetics of Medical Obsession: Thomas Mann’s "The Magic Mountain" Reconsidered

Thomas Mann’s novel "The Magic Mountain" is examined through its treatment of medicine and illness. Mann’s purported sympathy with illness and death is actually a celebration of health and life.

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Published online: May 26, 2016

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Authenticity in the Contemporary Creative Writing Landscape

This article examines the integrity, relevance, and sustainability of Creative Writing as a field within contemporary academics, most notably via investigating the proliferation of MFA programs at American universities.

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Published online: April 22, 2016

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Sand, Sun, Sea, and Sky: Alliteration, Repetition, and the Theme of Existential Choice in Camus’ "The Stranger"

This paper analyzes the effect brevity, alliteration and repetition produce in "L'etranger" to symbolically depict Meursault's dilemma of existential choice.

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Published online: April 22, 2016

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Signposting Australia: Furphy’s Great Australian Novel

This paper analyzes Joseph Furphy's 1903 Australian novel "Such is Life," examining how its metafictional characteristics were used to purvey a nationalist theme.

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Published online: April 15, 2016

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Space, Time and Identity in "In One Person" by John Irving

This research explores space, time, and identity in John Irving's "In One Person" (2012). It will investigate the narrative experimentation to reflect the dilemma of individual freedom and choice.

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Published online: March 17, 2016

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From “Between” to “And”: The Global Humanities in Joyce and Beckett

This article explores how Joyce and Beckett represent global humanities in “The Dead,” "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man," "Proust," and "Dream of Fair to Middling Women."

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Published online: March 10, 2016

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Motherland Palestine: Edward Said’s "Out of Place"

This paper highlights the central but ambiguous role of the mother in Edward Said's memoir "Out of Place" and uses post-colonial feminist theory to investigate the idea of Motherland Palestine.

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Published online: March 4, 2016

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Irony and Humor as Feminist Narrative Strategies: Arabian Gulf Women’s Literature in Perspective

This paper examines how Fawziyya al-Salim’s "The Sun is Slaughtered and the Night is Confined" employs irony and humor as strategies, exposing the absurdity of Arabian social and cultural ideologies/practices.

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Published online: March 4, 2016

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