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    • 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 ...
    • Place, Palimpsest, and Memory in Willa Cather's My Antonio 

      Stewart, Jennifer (University of the South, 2020-05)
      Since its inception, ecocriticism has evolved into a multifaceted critical literary theory. Of those facets, place-studies has emerged as a unique critical lens with which to examine not only physical place but also intimate ...
    • Roads with Mirrors: Seven Interconnected Short Stories 

      Hogue, Sandra Van Pelt (University of the South, 2011-05)
      Roads With Mirrors is a collection of seven interconnected short stories. The collection represents a short story cycle (sometimes referred to as a story sequence or composite novel). Each story is unique and stands ...
    • Role Play and Other Stories 

      Ula, Emily Anderson (University of the South, 2017)
      Role Play and Other Stories navigates the displacement and bi-cultural identity of an Albanian immigrant family. Moments of surprising strength, defiance, and compassion redefine a history marked by despair, misunderstandings, ...
    • Singing Iris 

      Dunmeyer, Wendy (University of the South, 2012-05)
      “Singing Iris” loosely interprets the concept of Dreaming to examine how ancestry, places, losses, and rebirths echo within a person’s life. “Dreaming” refers to an indigenous Australian tribe’s or individual’s unique ...
    • Sustenance: A Novel-in-Progress 

      Williams, Victoria (University of the South, 2011-05)
      Sustenance explores the world of brokenness in its characters and their progress toward a redefined wholeness. The narrative moves between two characters: Hannah, a 13-year old trying to make sense of her family's new ...
    • "This World is Not His World": Disability and Marginalization in the Novels of William Faulkner 

      Connolly, Gregory (University of the South, 2020-05)
      The novels of William Faulkner are populated with physically and mentally exceptional characters, offering diverse portraits of disability. This thesis employs the critical lens of disability studies to examine a distinct ...
    • Thresholds 

      Parker, Donald (University of the South, 2012-05)
      This collection of poems is about thresholds, some crossed naturally in the process of birth in a particular time, family, place, and with certain accompanying circumstances. Other thresholds are approached knowingly, with ...
    • Unsprung 

      Holbert, Gentry Lankewicz (University of the South, 2021-05)
      Unsprung is a collection of poetry threading themes of awakening, uncoiling, and unfolding as part of the transformative process of discovering poetic voice experienced in the School of Letters Program. The word “unsprung” ...
    • Unto Thee Shall All Flesh Come 

      Burger, Timothy Hinton (University of the South, 2021-08-13)
      This thesis was born from two summers on The Mountain, one learning via ZOOM, an Independent Study with the Director, inspiring classes and faculty: and a supportive, nurturing, challenging, and inspirational advisor. It ...
    • Up from Down Under: A Short Story Collection 

      Rogers, N. Abigail (University of the South, 2018)
      "Up from Down Under” is a collection of realist stories with an occasional smattering of magical realism. This collection seeks to demonstrate what happens when characters impose their imaginations on their environment or ...
    • Weeds 

      Snyder, Dorothy Potter (University of the South, 2019-05)
      Weeds is an eclectic collection of first stories, a kind of sampler like the old-fashioned flower-bordered alphabets young women once embroidered as demonstrations of their needlework. The present sampler, however, is ...
    • Whitman's Self-Prescribed Sounds 

      Ula, Fran (University of the South, 2017)
      Argues Whitman’s journey is a spiritual attempt at expanding the boundaries of self, particularly as illustrated in “Song of Myself” as it contrasts to “Song of Songs.” Further contends Whitman’s poetic experimentation is ...
    • Wilder Tower: A Novel 

      Fleissner, Ward (University of the South, 2020-05)
      Wilder Tower tells the story of a young woman from the Southern aristocracy who goes to work in an all-male newsroom in 1979. Two fellow reporters strive to win her—a romantic poet born into the wrong century and a sexually ...
    • Withhold Not Correction 

      Clark, Christopher D. (University of the South, 2012-05)
      This collection of short fiction explores the notion of correction centered in an attachment to the Proverbs 13-24 accounts involving discipline: restitution as punishment, restitution as loving response or as intended ...