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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1947
 Degree Discipline: English
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Persons and Places in Mark Twain's Fiction

Persons and Places in Mark Twain's Fiction

Date: May 1947
Creator: Sherman, Elizabeth P.
Description: This paper focuses on Mark Twain's writing style and characterization in his fiction. The settings and characters of his fiction are in particular focus, specifically how Mark Twain draws on personal experiences and memories to make his characters and settings more relatable and realistic. A brief biography of Twain's life is given before the author goes into the specifics of characterization and settings.
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Religion in the Poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Religion in the Poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Date: 1947
Creator: Immel, Betty
Description: This thesis examines the work of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson and the treatment of religion in his works during the increasingly scientific Victorian Era.
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Sentimentalism and the Survival of the Comedy of Manners as Reflected in the Farces of the Eighteenth Century

Sentimentalism and the Survival of the Comedy of Manners as Reflected in the Farces of the Eighteenth Century

Date: 1947
Creator: Pyle, James
Description: A farce, insofar as this study is concerned, is any afterpiece which has plot, dialogue, and characters. This embraces such widely scattered varieties as burlesque, dramatic satire, pastoral, comedy, and opera. This study embraces more than a hundred farces, the most popular ones of their day.
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Whitman's Friends and Literary Acquaintances

Whitman's Friends and Literary Acquaintances

Date: 1947
Creator: McGinnis, Helen H.
Description: This thesis examines Walt Whitman's friendships with many of his contemporaries in New York, Boston, Washington and Camden, and highlights the differences among them.
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William Dean Howells : the Development and Demonstration of his Theory of Fiction through 1892

William Dean Howells : the Development and Demonstration of his Theory of Fiction through 1892

Date: 1947
Creator: Miles, Elton R.
Description: This study of the development of Howells's theory of fiction and the extent of its expression in his own novels involves a study of the development of his literary tastes. In order to arrive at an understanding of Howells's critical views as expressed in his own fiction, his literary notices and critical essays will be studied concurrently with his novels.
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