Wallace, Anne

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Dark matters: gothic landscape and women’s writing in the 19th and 20th century British novel 2012 3596 This work traces a connection between gothic narratives, noted for their particular depictions of carceral and sublime landscapes, and a women's rhetorical tradition elided by Plato and Aristotle. In order to accomplish this work, I follow Krista Rat...
“I cannot get out, as the starling said–”: estate improvements, gender, and morality in Mansfield park and “the greatest improvement the house ever had–”: physical space, gender, and class in persuasion 2013 5619 Mansfield Park's presentation of gender roles and relationships is complex and fraught with potential contradictions. Fanny Price, with her seemingly antiquated notions of estate improvement and romanticized nature, becomes an effectual yet subtle pr...
"Disturb not her dream:" the influence of Jacobite coding on Robert Burns's poetry ; and, Neither black nor white: Gray's liminal pastoral 2014 1432 Robert Burns has collected many personas throughout literary history. Known separately as a political satirist, bawdy poet, and romantic bard, Burns is often attributed with only one of these identities at a time. Many critics seem to ignore the impo...
Declamation and dismemberment: rhetoric, the body, and disarticulation in four Victorian horror novels 2015 1924 The fundamental question this dissertation seeks to answer is how late-Victorian horror fiction produced fear for its contemporary audiences. This study argues that the answer to this question lies in the areas of rhetoric—more specifically, oratory—...
“her convenience was always to give way”: (re)examining Anne Elliot’s Agency in Jane Austen’s Persuasion AND “something is wrong with mother”: alcohol, women, and respectability in Jack Common’s Kiddar’s Luck 2017 100 In Jane Austen’s Persuasion, the narrator and the characters who encounter Anne seemingly portray her character as easily persuadable. Despite what appears to be a lack of agency and a mixed critical response towards potential agency, this essay argu...