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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1949
 Degree Discipline: English
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
The American in the Novels of Henry James

The American in the Novels of Henry James

Date: 1949
Creator: Speegle, Katherine Sloan
Description: For the purpose of analyzing James' interpretation of the American character, it is first necessary to study his individual Americans.
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Anglo-Saxon Charms

Anglo-Saxon Charms

Date: 1949
Creator: Johansen, Hazel Lee
Description: The charms are among the oldest extant specimens of English prose and verse, and in their first form were undoubtedly of heathen origin. In the form in which they have been handed down they are much overlaid with Christian lore, but it is not difficult to recognize the primitive mythological strata. The charms have points of contact with medieval Latin literature, both in form and spirit; and yet they afford us glimpses of the Germanic past, and pictures of the everyday life of the Anglo-Saxons, not found in other Old English poetry.
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Charles Dickens's Conceptions of America as a Result of His Two Visits

Charles Dickens's Conceptions of America as a Result of His Two Visits

Date: 1949
Creator: Ratliff, Lespie
Description: This is a study of Charles Dickens's conceptions of America as a result of his trips to America from January to July, 1842, and from November, 1867 to April, 1868.
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A Critical Study of The Cenci

A Critical Study of The Cenci

Date: 1949
Creator: Huey, Hortense Sullivan
Description: Consciously or unconsciously an author's literary work reflects his experiences and his reaction to these experiences. Because the personal history of the author is inseparable from his works, a study of The Cenci would be incomplete without a review of the background of Shelley's life, some of the philosophies which interested him, and the political and social movements with which he concerned himself.
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The Early Criticisms of Shelley in England and America

The Early Criticisms of Shelley in England and America

Date: 1949
Creator: Long, Ulman Eugene
Description: It is the principal purpose of this study of the early criticisms of Shelley to contrast the opinions of him in England and America and to find reasons for the widely divergent attitudes of the reviewers in the two countries.
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George Washington Cable as a Critic of the South

George Washington Cable as a Critic of the South

Date: 1949
Creator: Donnelly, Willie Mae
Description: This thesis examines the work of writer George Washington Cable as it relates to the South. The focus is on the way Cable portrayed three types of people: the Southerner, the Creole, and the Negro.
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Hawthorne's Use of the Supernatural in Three Romances

Hawthorne's Use of the Supernatural in Three Romances

Date: 1949
Creator: Reeves, Eunice
Description: This thesis is a study of three of Hawthorne's long romances, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, and The Marble Faun, with particular attention to his use of phenomena having the appearance of the supernatural as a means of exemplifying the theme of his romances.
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How Shakespeare Used His Sources in Richard II

How Shakespeare Used His Sources in Richard II

Date: 1949
Creator: Quinn, Florence Kell
Description: The subject of this investigation is how Shakespeare used his sources in Richard II. The sources to be investigated are Edward Hall's History of England, Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Ireland and Scotland; The Civil Wars between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York, by Samuel Daniel; and The First Part of the Reign of King Richard the Second: Or Thomas of Woodstock, an anonymous manuscript play.
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The Influence of Dorothy Wordsworth on the Poetry of William Wordsworth

The Influence of Dorothy Wordsworth on the Poetry of William Wordsworth

Date: 1949
Creator: Thomas, Evelyn Brock
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to show, through a study of the letters and a comparison of the journals and poems, the extent of the influence of Dorothy Wordsworth on the poetry of William Wordsworth and to bring together for the first time evidence of her influence.
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Madness in Elizabethan Drama

Madness in Elizabethan Drama

Date: 1949
Creator: Wilks, Rowena Newman
Description: Insanity, which has long been a favorite theme of Elizabethan drama, summoned the dramatist's imagination to wonderful creations -- creations that were fantastic and grotesque, but unforgettable.
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The Moral Philosophy of Samuel Johnson

The Moral Philosophy of Samuel Johnson

Date: 1949
Creator: Love, Corrie
Description: The purpose of the author is to give a resume of Johnson's England and by examining The Rambler and Boswell's Life of Johnson, to determine what the Doctor thought concerning the prevailing conditions, social practices, and ideas of his time.
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The Murder Theme in Elizabethan and Stuart Domestic Drama

The Murder Theme in Elizabethan and Stuart Domestic Drama

Date: 1949
Creator: Kirkpatrick, Hugh L.
Description: In this thesis an attempt will be made to trace briefly the development of the domestic tragedy of blood on the English stage to the end of the first decade of the seventeenth century.
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Plot Structure in the Novels of Mark Twain

Plot Structure in the Novels of Mark Twain

Date: August 1949
Creator: Odle, Zelma Ruth
Description: Mark Twain was not only a wit but a literary man. He could paint a scene and he could make a character live, but could he plot a novel? It is the purpose of this study to analyze his methods and his products, with emphasis upon the building of plots.
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The Religion of Dr. Samuel Johnson

The Religion of Dr. Samuel Johnson

Date: 1949
Creator: Hopper, Ruth
Description: Johnson was a rationalist in everything except religion, which, to him, was an adherence to the established Church with its traditional forms. His efforts to maintain his orthodox views in the midst of the controversial beliefs of his age will be the subject of subsequent chapters in this study.
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Repetitions in the Most Popular Works of Mark Twain

Repetitions in the Most Popular Works of Mark Twain

Date: August 1949
Creator: Chambers, Nettie Jackson
Description: This paper is a study of the repetitions in the works of Mark Twain.The author has chosen repetitions which are most nearly alike and most representative of Mark Twain. The study was limited to repetitions of his own experiences repeated in his works, to repetitions of descriptions of the beautiful and the horrible, and to repetitions which are a result of his humor and a desire to save man from himself.
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A Study of the Stressed Back Vowels in the Speech of Parker County, Texas

A Study of the Stressed Back Vowels in the Speech of Parker County, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Elders, Roy G.
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to contribute a small part to the large picture of Texas dialect by describing the use of certain stressed sounds in one locality, Parker County, Texas, which lies in the General American speech division of the United States.
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