Recent Submissions

  • Queer Desire, Nature, & Myth in Ecopoetry 

    Evans, Sydney (Wheaton College. (Norton, Mass.), 2021-05-16)
    Nature is often a compelling source for poetry, and has been since the Romantic era. The relationship between humans and nature has always been complicated, and has been further complicated by the Anthropocene, the era of ...
  • The Bloody Chamber: Investigating and Adapting Bluebeard as a Feminist and Jamaican Fairytale 

    James, Olivia Alicia (Wheaton College. (Norton, Mass.), 2021-05-16)
    The thesis opens with an essay discussing the evolution of the fairy tale Bluebeard and its continued legacy in modern adaptations which diversify and racialize the commonly accepted fairy tale standards. Examining Helen ...
  • Confession, Authorship, and Queer Identity in Poetry 

    Spadacenta, Rebecca E (Wheaton College. (Norton, Mass.), 2020-05-10)
    “Confession, Authorship, and Queer Identity in Poetry” explores critical theories around sexuality using confession-based poetry and draws on the authority of the poet with an LGBTQ+ identity. Confession is related to the ...
  • My name is not Annie Sullivan, a plovella. 

    Epplett, Abigail (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    This thesis introduces a new form of literature, the plovella, which combines elements of novels, plays, poems, and songs to form a complex layering of interaction between narrator and characters. This approach enables the ...
  • It will never happen quite this way again : stories. 

    Veinot, Christina. (Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.), 2016)

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