This thesis explores the idea of the "artist" as a figure of self-creation in the
development of identity (both in and through literature) using a number of Shakespeare's
protagonists to exemplify the different stages of evolution, especially...
Science fiction.; Cyborgs.; Identity (Philosophical concept); Control (Psychology)
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in English."; Thesis advisor: Heather Urbanski.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 78-79).
Carpentier, Alejo, 1904-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation
This thesis explores ways in which the influence of composer Richard Wagner is manifested in various writings of Alejo Carpentier. This study is based on the hypothesis that the theories of the composer serve as reference to Carpentier for the...
Thesis advisor: Susan G. Vial.; "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science [in Art]."; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,1998; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 45-62).
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation; James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation; Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence; Social Darwinism in literature
Upon its publication in 1859, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species revolutionized the worlds of science, religion and literature. Many nineteenth-century authors immersed themselves in transposing scientific ideas onto their literary...