The William Van O'Connor Library

Doctoral Dissertations 1996


Joseph Oran Aimone, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Vital Rhythms: Formalist Concepts in American Poetry 

     Dissertation Committee: Alan Williamson (dir), Sandra Gilbert, David Van Leer

Rebecca Pautz Bocchicchio, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Literary Treatments: Hysteria in Fiction by Women in Augustan and Victorian England

     Dissertation Committee: Sandra Gilbert (dir), Kari Lokke, Patricia Moran

Carol Ann Bodeau, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Faces on the Frontier: Indian Images from Colonial Virginia

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Kramer (dir), Steven Crum, David Jacobsen

Marion Emma Cornell, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Frankenstein: The Other Side

     Dissertation Committee: Sandra Gilbert (dir), Mark Reid, Michael Hoffman

Karen Castellucci Cox, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Merging Fictions: Community, Memory, and the Twentieth Century Story Cycle

     Dissertation Committee: Sandra Gilbert (dir), Patricia Moran, Margit Stange

Adriana Craciun, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Unnatural, Unsexed, Undead: Fatal Women and the Body in Nineteenth Century Women’s Writing (not currently shelved in O'Connor)

     Dissertation Committee: Kari Lokke (dir), David Van Leer, Peter Dale

Anne Fleischmann, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Race and Place: Ethnicity and Regionalism in 19th-Century American Fiction

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Kramer, David Van Leer, Margit Stange

Christine Elizabeth King, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Frank Norris' Argument for Naturalism

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Hoffman (dir), Linda Morris, Peter Dale

John Leonard, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: A Redaction of the Manuscript Copy of Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway

     Dissertation Committee: Peter Hays (dir), Karl Zender, David Robertson

Eve Mary Lynch, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Domestic Empires: The Victorian Servant and the British Literary Imagination

     Dissertation Committee: Sandra Gilbert (dir), Patrica Moran, Catherine Robson

Genevieve Sanchis Morgan, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Domestic Landscapes and the Creation of the Female Artist

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Hoffman (dir), Dianne Sachko MacLeod, Patricia Moran

Stephanie L. Sarver, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Uneven Land: Nature and Agriculture in American Writing

     Dissertation Committee: David Robertson (dir), David Van Leer, Margit Stange, James Marois

Kirsten Teresa Saxton, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Deadly Plots: Narratives of Women and Murder in Augustan England

     Dissertation Committee: Sandra Gilbert (dir), Kari Lokke, Alessa Johns

David Wayne Thomas, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Critical Positions: Oscar Wilde and the Subject of Literature

     Dissertation Committee: Peter Dale (dir), Sandra Gilbert, Michael Hoffman

Jan Ellen VanStavern, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Strange Flesh: Female Impersonation in Twentieth-Century Poetry

     Dissertation Committee: Sandra Gilbert (dir), Alan Williamson, Gary Snyder

Charles A. Vogel, Ph.D. 1996

     Dissertation: Dynamite Literature: The Aesthetics of High Explosives in the Modern American and British Literary Traditions (1865-1945)

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Hoffman (dir), Peter Hays, Max Byrd


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