Wright, Laura

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The unspoken voices of apartheid : confessions of the interregnum 2013 5390 This thesis examines the relationship between silence and confession in Athol Fugard’s Tsotsi, Sindiwe Magona’s Mother to Mother, and J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace in order to show that the act of confession is often problematic, specifically when some ch...
Living in limbo : creating transnational identities in literature 2014 3494 This thesis examines the ways transnational identities are created in three works of fiction: Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), Julia Alvarez’s How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991), and Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness (2000). I base ...
Laura Mack Kephart’s Letter To Leonard W. Kephart, January 24, 1946 2020 64 In this letter, Laura is catching Leonard up to speed on their various family affairs and the current events on numerous family friends. Laura mentions that the subsequent information in the letter was all included in the previous Ithaca Journal. The...
Laura Mack Kephart’s Letter to Leonard W. Kephart February 16, 1946 2020 88 The edition that follows is created from the manuscript of Laura Mack Kephart’s letter written to her son, Leonard W. Kephart, on February 16, 1946. In this letter Laura recounts the conditions of her living situation, including the coming and going ...
Laura Kephart’s Letter to Jane Frazer Kephart March 11, 1946 2020 48 The following manuscript is a transcription of a letter from Laura Kephart, wife of writer Horace Kephart, to their granddaughter, Jane. The original is dated Mar. 11, 1946. Within this letter, Laura’s tone is warm and conversational, mainly delegate...
Laura Mack Kephart’s Letter To Leonard W. Kephart March 12, 1946 2020 59 The following transcription is created from the manuscript of Laura Kephart’s 1946 letter to her son Leonard Kephart (1892-1988). Mrs. Kephart writes her son to discuss her opinions on a Cleveland Orchestra Concert she went to and her desire to visit...
Laura Kephart’s Letter to Leonard Kephart May, 20 1946 2020 57 This edition was created based on the letter from Laura (L.M. on envelope) Kephart to her son, Leonard Kephart. The casual nature of this letter leads the transcriber to believe this was one of many regular correspondences between mother and son. In ...
Laura Mack Kephart’s Letter To Leonard W. Kephart October 7, 1946 2020 56 This edition is created from the manuscript of Laura Mack Kephart’s letter written to Leonard Kephart on October 7, 1946. In this letter, Laura Kephart shows great concern for family and careful attention to the words and arrangement of newspaper hea...
Mrs. Laura Mack Kephart’s Letter to Leonard Kephart October 11, 1946 2020 80 This edition is created from the manuscript of Mrs. Laura Mack Kephart’s letter to Leonard Kephart on October 11, 1946Within this letter, Laura Mack Kephart details her current life situation to her son, Leonard Kephart. She begins by musing about th...
Laura Kephart’s Letter to Leonard Kephart February 18, 1953 2020 50 The following edition is created from the manuscript of Laura’s letter written to her son, Leonard Wheeler Kephart (1892-1988) on February 17, 1953. Throughout this letter, Laura discusses her loneliness in Dodd Nursing Home in Ithaca, New York. The ...
"The rising of the new sun": time within Sindiwe Magona's Mother to mother and Zakes Mda's Heart of redness 2011 7989 This thesis takes a postcolonial perspective; however, it also utilizes theories on time and culture from an anthropological foundation. To fully understand how Magona and Mda present time, I first examine the nature of time in the Xhosa culture. Thi...
Re-inhabiting the islands : senses of place in the poetry of Gary Snyder and Derek Walcott 2011 7252 Building on the castaway narratives in both Gary Snyder‘s and Derek Walcott‘s poetry, I use Yann Martel‘s novel Life of Pi as a contemporary analogue for reading Snyder‘s Pacific journeys, in Regarding Wave and Turtle Island, and the quests of Omeros...