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    • Dollars and Nonsense: Women at Work 

      Grissom, Candace (University of the South, 2012-05)
      Dollars and Nonsense: Women at Work is a collection of creative nonfiction essays based on the personal experiences of Candace U. Grissom and the women in her family. Intended to be both truthful and humorous, the four ...
    • Dorothy's Daughter 

      Bennett, Gloria Ludlam (University of the South, 2017)
      I was home alone on the evening of September 14, 2015. Clay, my husband, was out of town on business, and our youngest daughter, Rebecca, had gone out for dinner with friends. To pass the time, I was watching TV and snuggling ...
    • The Fall Line and Other Stories 

      Gates, Carly (University of the South, 2018)
      “The Fall Line and Other Stories,” a collection of five pieces of short fiction, explores women’s perspectives throughout several decades and ideas related to reproductive rights, feminist issues, and loss. These stories ...
    • A Farewell Symphony 

      Whitehead, Cheryl (University of the South, 2011-05)
      A Farewell Symphony has four major themes which weave together like a kind of documentary symphony. The themes are: the writer’s family, her work as a public school teacher in inner city Miami, her relationship with a ...
    • Five Parties 

      Marks, Sam (University of the South, 2018)
      “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” --James Arthur Baldwin How is the past dealt with? Or perhaps more aptly not dealt with? In this novella, weighing the ...
    • The Ghost Girl 

      Dodrill, Davin James (University of the South, 2018)
      Seven years ago, the dynamics of my life changed dramatically. My mother died, followed three months later by my wife, Rhonda, from ovarian cancer. My father who slipped into the sad journey of dementia was next. Because ...
    • The Give 

      Pedigo, DeAnna Marie (University of the South, 2021-09-01)
      This manuscript represents a progression from adolescence into adulthood with branching poetry narratives that focus on cultural and family dysphoria, the grief of loss, and coming to terms with sexuality and same-sex ...
    • Going Home 

      Leroy, Rachel Van Horn (University of the South, 2011-05)
      The poems in this thesis chronicle continuous attempts to return home spiritually, emotionally, and literally through various cycles of existence. I trace the layered metaphor “going home” through the entire collection. ...
    • Harmony House: Stories 

      Wilkinson, Kelly (University of the South, 2014-05)
      The collection of stories in Harmony House is linked by setting and characters. A vintage house in New Orleans is converted into four apartments rented by young professionals who grapple with problems that often trouble ...
    • Heaven Lee and Other Stories from Caney Hollow 

      Crane, David (University of the South, 2018)
    • The Hollywood Mafia 

      Ciarella, Shanna (University of the South, 2016)
      The Hollywood Mafia is a novel-in-progress that focuses on one woman’s desire to redeem her family’s legacy by seeking revenge on a sect of the Italian Mafia, called The Six, who took out a hit on her father when she was ...
    • How Travel Informed the Artistry of James Merrill's Early-and-Middle-Period Poetry 

      Daniels, Forrest Leonard III (University of the South, 2019-08)
      From a very young age, James Merrill sought out and decided on a path in his personal and professional life that was purely individualistic. Beginning with his strained relationship with his father, Charles E. Merrill, the ...
    • Inselberg 

      Kesler, Jason (University of the South, 2019-05)
    • The Law Whistles: A Case Study of the Trials of Hermione and Perdita in The Winter's Tale 

      West, Kimberly Redman (University of the South, 2011-05)
      The trial scenes at the heart of The Winter’s Tale present powerful metatheatrical episodes that also serve as legal exemplars in the use (or misuse) of evidence and argument. Legal analysis of this text yields surprising ...
    • Lena in Lent and Other Stories 

      Karns, Janet Patterson (University of the South, 2016-05)
      “Lena in Lent and Other Stories,” a collection of eight pieces of short fiction, explores ideas of desire, agency, obligation, faith, isolation, and community. The first four stories in the collection, the Lena stories, ...
    • Listening to the “Roar Which Lies on the Other Side of Silence”: Narration, Subjectivity, and Selfhood in Villette and Middlemarch 

      Keim, Carita Beth (University of the South, 2021-04-19)
      This is a thesis about women authors and the subjectivity of their protagonists and narration. In looking at Charlotte Brontë’s Villette and George Eliot’s Middlemarch, I seek to answer a few questions. How does subjective ...
    • Literary Insurgency 

      Kennedy, Catherine Louise (University of the South, 2014-06)
      Any reader of Tobias Smollett’s novel Humphry Clinker will notice that, during the expedition, humor seems to exist more consistently and with greater frequency in the sections devoted to England in comparison to the more ...
    • The Milk Tree 

      Harding, Lindsey (University of the South, 2011-05)
      The Milk Tree is a collection of eight short stories that explore types of people and what makes individuals within these types particular and extraordinary, even as they cling to the stereotypes that limit and define them. ...
    • My Old Kentucky Home: A Maze in Grace 

      Beard, Charles Moorman (University of the South, 2016)
      My Old Kentucky Home: A Maze in Grace is a lengthy, whimsical circular definition of the life of the narrator who is constantly referred to as the old man upstairs. It is a story of the old man upstairs, a semi-paralyzed, ...
    • Naturalism Meets Classicism: The Training and Early Shakespearean Career of Dame Judi Dench 

      Brewer, Donna Douglas (University of the South, 2014-05)
      After practically growing up on stage in York, Judi Dench studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, where she graduated in 1957 and immediately began acting professionally with the city’s pre-eminent ...