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Clifford, John

UNCW

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Dada was there before Derrida was there : the sound poetry of Hugo Ball 2009 1882 In 1916, a group of artists met in Zurich, Switzerland to escape the horrors of war and to create art. The leader of this group was Hugo Ball who renamed a small café the Cabaret Voltaire. The members of the cabaret presented art in many forms. The g...
Ken Kesey and literary shamanism 2009 6485 This project aligns Ken Kesey’s work as a novelist with his work as a counter-cultural leader in the Sixties. In particular, Kesey’s fiction is influenced by his experimentation with psychedelic plants and chemicals, which began when he volunteered f...
Oh no!! It's Pomo : a case for postmodern discourse 2009 727 The rhetoric of postmodernism is dense, difficult, and widely interpreted. It is this abrasive and ambiguous nature that has often led to many of postmodern discourse’s more beneficial aspects being either overlooked or disregarded. In this thesis,...
Zarathustra's solitude : a paradoxical embrace of vitality, elevated irony, and isolation 2009 2513 This thesis examines Nietzsche’s philosophic narrative Thus Spoke Zarathustra. In my first chapter, I focus in on the language of solitude and loneliness as it pertains to Zarathustra’s narrated philosophic journey and various parables on the concept...
Zarathustra's solitude : a paradoxical embrace of vitality, elevated irony, and isolation 2009 2513 This thesis examines Nietzsche’s philosophic narrative Thus Spoke Zarathustra. In my first chapter, I focus in on the language of solitude and loneliness as it pertains to Zarathustra’s narrated philosophic journey and various parables on the concept...
Bound to the memory of regional and relational life : Harry Crew's A Childhood: The biography of a place 2009 1078 This thesis explores A Childhood: The Biography of a Place, a work of “non-fiction” by Harry Crews, as a relational, ethnographic, creative series of “memories” that are constructed by and bound to the culture of Bacon County, Georgia and its harsh, ...
I'm not buying it : a rhetorical study of mediation during Hurricane Katrina 2009 707 At 6:10 AM on August 29th, 2005, with sustained winds reaching 145 miles per hour, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near Buras, Louisiana. Thousands of people were left with no access to food, or water, or shelter. The affected area was in need of i...