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Trauma in Lyric: A National Reading of 20th Century Postwar Lyric
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04-17)
Grounded in postwar German and British poetry, this thesis explores the dynamic tension between the historicity located in poetic language and the trans-temporality of the identification mechanism facilitated by the lyrical ...
Campbell, Frye, and Girard: Myths, Heroes & Ritual Violence in Literature
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04-18)
In my thesis, I analyze the literary theories of Joseph Campbell, Northrop Frye, and Rene Girard for their ability to address political concerns in literature. In the movement from Campbell -- who treated politics with ...