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Latest publications:
Twisting Dickens’ Tale: Sir Harry Johnston’s Revenge

Harry Johnston's 1919 novel, "The Gay-Dombeys," used Dickens' "Dombey and Son" as a shield for semi-autobiographical fiction that took revenge on those mandarins who had destroyed his civil service career.

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Published online: May 19, 2017

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Labor, Alienation, and Aesthetics: Perspectives from Chinese Female Worker Poets

By analyzing the writings of contemporary Chinese female worker poets, this article studies the complicated relationships between labor, alienation, and aesthetics.

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Published online: April 20, 2017

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John McClane’s Origin Story: Understanding "Die Hard" as Film Adaptation of Roderick Thorp’s "Nothing Lasts Forever"

This article looks at the acclaimed blockbuster "Die Hard" in light of its genre-mixed novelistic origin.

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Published online: April 20, 2017

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The Missing Link: Use of Multiple Personality Disorder/Dissociative Identity Disorder as a Framework for Interpretation and Reintegration of the Author into Literary Analysis

This article centers around the use of theories on Multiple Personality Disorder and implements said theories into a new form of literary interpretation.

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Published online: April 11, 2017

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Secrecy and Identity in Prince of the Himalayas

This article is an analysis of psychological complexity in the first Hamlet adaptation in Chinese cinema.

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Published online: March 6, 2017

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Literature of the Anthropocene: Hunting Books

This article is an examination of how fiction that includes hunting in Africa has supported and perpetuated wildlife collapse and environmental change.

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Published online: March 3, 2017

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L'Art Noir: The Perfidy of Images in Film Noir

This is an exploration of the deployment of art in American film noir as a duplicitous narrative device, with intentions ranging from confusion through deceit to destruction.

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Published online: February 23, 2017

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The Silence that Will Not Speak: Asian American Women’s Narrative of Resistance in Grace M. Cho’s Haunting the Korean Diaspora (2008) and Joy Kogawa’s Obasan (1981)

This study shows how silence can strategically function as both a form of oppression and a coping mechanism to trauma in two Asian American women writings.

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Published online: December 5, 2016

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Totem and Tableaux: The Elegiac Photography of Hannah Maynard

The experimental images of Canadian photographer Hannah Maynard (1834-1918) employ collage and "re-photography" to level distinctions between the living and the dead.

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Published online: November 3, 2016

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From Sumerian Tales to Babylonian Epic: An Interdisciplinary Student Guide to Gilgamesh

This article assists readers through the metamorphoses of "The Epic of Gilgamesh" from ancient civilizations to modern day, discussing the versions and progressive decipherment from the pioneers to modern scholars.

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Published online: October 27, 2016

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