Brewer, William

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Embodied Perspectives and Mountain-Landscapes in “Mont Blanc” and Book XIII of The Prelude 2010 4374 Shelley’s “Mont Blanc” and the final book of Wordsworth’s The Prelude each tell the story of an individual’s encounter with a vast mountain landscape. Although there are many similarities between the two poems, the poets’ experiences of the mountain-...
“The Pull of Dark Depths”: Female Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Gothic Literature 2011 18764 The Gothic literature from the late 1700s to the late 1800s featured a multitude of female characters with monstrous qualities, specifically their transformative and transgressive bodies. Mermaids, vampires, shape-shifters, sexual deviants, and madwo...
Dressing the Part: Disguise as a Feminist Motif in Mary Shelley’s Short Stories 2015 2959 This thesis examines how Mary Shelley implements the disguise motif in her short stories for two purposes. First, I argue that Shelley uses the disguise motif to covertly critique nineteenth-century patriarchal society and explore how female characte...
"A Model Of Excellence": The Evolution Of Sensibility In The Novels Of Jane Austen 2018 61 This project concerns the development of Jane Austen’s criticism of the quality of sensibility, with a focus on her implied stance pertaining to its place and validity within social and personal behavior. By investigating and comparing Lady Susan, Se...
Film Director Kenneth Branagh's Quest To Popularize Shakespeare 2009 102 During the 1990s the public's fascination with the plays of William Shakespeare was at an all time high. This cultural interest was sparked in 1989 with director Kenneth Branagh's film version of Henry V. His early financial success led to Hollywood ...