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 Department: Department of Foreign Languages
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
After the Storm: an Adaptation of Sobre las Ruinas, by Roberto J. Payró

After the Storm: an Adaptation of Sobre las Ruinas, by Roberto J. Payró

Date: August 1964
Creator: Kimbell, Minerva A.
Description: The present thesis is an experiment in adaptation of one of Roberto Payró's plays for staging in English. Sobre las Ruinas was chosen both because it is one of the best known of his works and because no previous translation is known to exist.
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The Antihero in the Novels of Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui

The Antihero in the Novels of Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui

Date: May 1968
Creator: Burkart, Judith E.
Description: Although some of Zunzunegui's works are not so moralistic in intent as others, it will be seen that each one of them criticizes a particular bad trait in the protagonist which leads to unhappiness or defeat, either for the character himself or for someone close to him.
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Characterizations and Themes in the Novels of Elena Quiroga

Characterizations and Themes in the Novels of Elena Quiroga

Date: August 1966
Creator: Davis, Charlotte Jo
Description: This thesis explores the characterizations and themes in the novels of Elena Quiroga.
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Descripción del Escenario Rural Uruguayo en las Obras de Javier de Viana

Descripción del Escenario Rural Uruguayo en las Obras de Javier de Viana

Date: August 1969
Creator: Rodríguez, Rubén
Description: This thesis describes the work of Uruguayan-born author Javier de Viana and his imagery of Uruguayan rural life in his short stories and novellas.
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Elements of Tremendismo in the works of Carmen Laforet

Elements of Tremendismo in the works of Carmen Laforet

Date: January 1964
Creator: Palmer, Joe Lerner
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to review and to analyze the part that tremendismo has played in the fiction of Carmen Laforet. To this end, each of her published volumes will be studied individually so that her relationship to tremendismo may be clearly seen in each of its various stages.
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Enrique Pérez Eschrich

Enrique Pérez Eschrich

Date: January 1967
Creator: Tomassini, Juan B.
Description: No extensive study exists that covers the foundation of the dramatic works of Enrique Pérez Escrich, therefore we believe it will be a positive use of our efforts in this thesis to examine this aspect of his literary personality. We will divide his works between dramas and comedies, dedicating a chapter to each.
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The Humor of Alejandro Casona

The Humor of Alejandro Casona

Date: August 1964
Creator: Benson, Barbara B.
Description: Alejandro Casona is a major playwright in the Spanish language today. He is known chiefly for his fantasy and humor. The intent of this paper is to show that his humor is a device for obtaining the attention of those whom he would teach.
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The Immigrant's Daugher: an Adaptation of La Gringa, by Florencio Sánchez

The Immigrant's Daugher: an Adaptation of La Gringa, by Florencio Sánchez

Date: August 1963
Creator: Cook, Nancy Stepan
Description: This thesis is an experiment in adapting a Florencio Sánchez play for staging in English. La Gringa was chosen because it is the best known of Sánchez' works, and because, to this writer's knowledge, no translation of this play is available.
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An Inquiry into Possible Plagiarism in Blasco Ibáñez's La Horda

An Inquiry into Possible Plagiarism in Blasco Ibáñez's La Horda

Date: August 1961
Creator: Logue, Madeline Jane
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine whether Blasco Ibáñez in his novel La Horda used Pío Baroja's Material which was published in La Lucha por la Vida. Baroja claimed that he did. Therefore, this paper compares the two novels to discover similarities in their settings, their plots, and their characters.
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Max Aub as a Dramatist

Max Aub as a Dramatist

Date: August 1962
Creator: Washington, Jessie Langston
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to make an intensive study of the dramatic works of Max Aub in order to determine his significance as a playwright.
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Novelas Indigenistas Representativas de America

Novelas Indigenistas Representativas de America

Date: May 1969
Creator: Rodríguez, David R.
Description: In this thesis have been included six novels of the indigenous type that represent four countries of Latin America: Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru. This type of novel contains elements of social protest, and therefore it is appropriate to examine the problem of the "indio" or (Indian) in relation to the countries where the majority of the population is comprised of "Indians".
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The Novels of Marta Brunet

The Novels of Marta Brunet

Date: August 1969
Creator: LaFon, Ben H.
Description: It will be the purpose of this thesis to comment upon the eight novels by Marta Brunet. The novels will be examined in detail, giving special consideration to her emphasis on fatalism and destiny, and will examine critical opinion of her work and draw conclusions as to the author's place in the modern Latin American novel.
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Las Obras de Carlos Fuentes

Las Obras de Carlos Fuentes

Date: January 1966
Creator: Garcia, Lino, Jr.
Description: This thesis considers the novels of Carlos Fuentes from a thematic point of view, as well as looking at the place of the writer in Mexican narrative tradition. It also presents a brief history of the Mexican novel.
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La Parcela

La Parcela

Date: June 1965
Creator: Whitlock, Norman A.
Description: This work is a translation of López Portillo y Rojas's novel, La Parcela.
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The Plays of Miguel Mihura

The Plays of Miguel Mihura

Date: August 1969
Creator: Streit, George H.
Description: This thesis will give a brief biography of Miguel Mihura, summarize and discuss his more important plays, comment on the less important ones, and point out recurrent patterns and themes, with the hope that the general public as well as the student of Spanish, may be better informed of the values to be found in the works of this writer.
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Prose Writings of José Rubén Romero

Prose Writings of José Rubén Romero

Date: August 1967
Creator: Ballard, Shirley S.
Description: This thesis presents a brief biography of the Mexican writer José Rubén Romero and discusses his prose writings, with an emphasis on his novels.
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The Religious Aspects of the Novels of Jose Maria Gironella

The Religious Aspects of the Novels of Jose Maria Gironella

Date: June 1966
Creator: Pulte, William J.
Description: It will be the purpose of this thesis to comment upon the five novels by Gironella published to date, with special consideration given to the religious aspects which are found in them. Gironella's attitude toward the Catholic Church and its representatives will also be examined, particularly in regard to the role which the Church and its priests played in the Civil War.
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Representative Gaucho Poetry and Fiction of Argentina

Representative Gaucho Poetry and Fiction of Argentina

Date: January 1968
Creator: Sava, Walter
Description: This thesis presents a short history and description of the gaucho of Argentina and explores some of the literature that portrays the gaucho way of life.
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La Sátira en las Novelas de Ramón Pérez de Ayala

La Sátira en las Novelas de Ramón Pérez de Ayala

Date: January 1967
Creator: Cortez, Emiliano Carlos
Description: This thesis has as its purpose to make a study of the satirical vein that is revealed in the novels of Ramón Pérez de Ayala. It will be the goal to discover in these works the human habits and weaknesses that receive the censure of the author and to determine the means by which the novelist expresses his disapproval.
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Social Ideas in the Valencian and Madrid Novels of Vicente Blasco Ibanez

Social Ideas in the Valencian and Madrid Novels of Vicente Blasco Ibanez

Date: August 1966
Creator: Sutton, Jack H.
Description: This thesis studies the life and the novels of Vicente Blasco Ibanez, including his Valencian period and his Madrid novels
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The Sociological Aspects of Manuel Gálvez's Novels

The Sociological Aspects of Manuel Gálvez's Novels

Date: January 1966
Creator: Fulcher, Marverine Covington
Description: This thesis explores the themes in the novels of Manuel Gálvez. The summaries deal with a considerable portion of his work which may be generally classified as sociological novels.
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A Study of the Political and Social Ideas of Pio Baroja as Manifested in his Writings

A Study of the Political and Social Ideas of Pio Baroja as Manifested in his Writings

Date: January 1962
Creator: Rainey, Rosalva Alverez
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to study the writings of Baroja to ascertain what his social and political ideas were, and to determine if these ideas changed, as evidenced in a comparison of his earlier and later writings.
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Stylistic Devices in the Sonatas of Valle-Inclan

Stylistic Devices in the Sonatas of Valle-Inclan

Date: June 1962
Creator: Jones, Jimmy Ray
Description: The succeeding chapters of this present investigation seek to establish a classification of stylistic devices employed by Valle-Inclan in the four Sonatas, with emphasis, not only upon imagery, but equally upon the author's use of regional and natural phenomena, supernatural elements, the arousing of human emotions through sensory appeal, and finally, upon purely rhetorical patterns and organizational elements.
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The Treatment of Avarice, Religious Intolerance, and Pseudomysticism in the Novelas Contemporaneas of Benito Perez Galdos

The Treatment of Avarice, Religious Intolerance, and Pseudomysticism in the Novelas Contemporaneas of Benito Perez Galdos

Date: June 1965
Creator: Orraca, Osvaldo E.
Description: This thesis is a study of the treatment of avarice, religious intolerance, and pseudomysticism in the Novelas Contemporaneas of Benito Perez Galdos.
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