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Officious men of state: Early Modern Drama and Early English Bureaucratic Identity
This dissertation investigates representations of bureaucracy in early modern drama and culture. Focusing on a group of plays that feature bureaucratic figures among their characters, and reading those plays in the context ...
The poetics of cultural healing: Derek Walcott's Omeros and the modernist epic
This thesis examines the complex intersections between Derek Walcott’s Omeros and modernist versions of the epic. Critics generally acknowledge the pervasive presence of modernist allusions in Walcott’s early work, but see ...
Women, performance, and the household in early modern England, 1580-1660
The texts and records of the household performances of early modern women collected and examined in this thesis, which together have not yet been the subject of any extended scholarly work, reveal that women performed in ...