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  • Bright Monday 

    Penney, Catherine (University of the South, 2013-05)
  • Building Worlds with Both Hands: Mythography in Twentieth-Century African American Literature 

    Hutcheson, Cory (University of the South, 2013-05)
    While location-specific literature, such as Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha novels, exists in a variety of cultural forms, twentieth-century African American authors have produced some of the finest examples of novels set in a ...
  • Casting Nets 

    Gunkel, Kay Exley (University of the South, 2012-05)
    Casting Nets is a collection of thirteen short stories each with a protagonist who clings fiercely to her (or, in a few cases, his) individuality. Ten of the thirteen stories are set in Savannah, Georgia, a coastal small ...
  • Class Rules: A Teacher Remembers 

    Bryan, Kelly (University of the South, 2014-05)
    This memoir collection centers on rules, work, and class divisions. The three pieces track a personal journey of learning the rules to ignore, the rules to break, and the rules to honor—all in the face of class rules that ...
  • Components of Transformation: Exploring Memory, Humility, and Sacrament To Find Resolution in the Novels of Walker Percy 

    Anderson, William Case (University of the South, 2016-05)
    The aim of this study is to investigate the nature of protagonistic transformation in the six novels of Walker Percy. Because Percy’s works of fiction are so notedly open-ended, and because the final spiritual, emotional, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...