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Cilano, Cara

UNCW

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History is fiction, fiction history : questions of history formation in Melville's Moby-Dick 2009 1378 Golo Mann, who is recognized in a recent article as one of the first historians to realize that their work “does not reproduce ‘what actually happened’ so much as represent it from a particular point of view (Burke, “History of Events” 290), descri...
Rotating back to the world : an analysis of two Vietnam War memoirs 2009 717 This thesis is an exploration of two Vietnam War memoirs through an autobiographical lens. Tim O’Brien’s If I Die in a Combat Zone Box Me Up and Send Me Home and Tobias Wolff’s In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War are both narratives writte...
Aesthetic representations of history : the question of the national allegory 2009 1710 This project investigates the labeling of third-world literature as national allegory. It begins with a discussion of the concepts and ideas behind the loaded terms that fuel this debate. A justification of my own use of the terms “third-world,” “a...
Indian chick-lit : form and consumerism 2009 2707 This thesis critically examines Indian-U.S. chick-lit in order to illustrate its complexity and to point out why scholars should give their attention to this sub-genre of mainstream chick-lit. Indian chick-lit’s adherence to mainstream chick-lit's ...
Transnational feminism in the academy : linking humanities and human rights 2009 1657 Deepika Bahri, in her essay, “Marginally Off-Center: Postcolonialism in the Teaching Machine,” asserts “[…] postcolonial academics are engaged not merely in the analysis and teaching of difference but in its production as well” (Bahri 279). However, ...