Now showing items 1-5 of 159

  • Laying in the Dark: The Literary Night in Nineteenth-Century American Prose 

    CULLEN, SARAH (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2020)
    This thesis examines nineteenth-century American prose via the lens of night studies, to demonstrate how the literary night was used to construct and challenge issues of gender and race in the United States. It focuses ...
  • Looking at Novels: Typography, Punctuation, & Spelling in Some Contemporary Fiction 

    LEAHY, FRANCIS (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2020)
    Looking at Novels: Typography, Punctuation, & Spelling in Some Contemporary Fiction by Francis Leahy Abstract This is a study of the visual appearance of some contemporary novels. The thesis uses an interdisciplinary ...
  • The Calendar and the Scop: Beowulf as an Example of Anglo-Saxon Discourses on Time 

    BLANQUER, JOANA MARIE (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2020)
    In this thesis, I analyse Beowulf as a self-reflexive poem on time based on representations of time in the Anglo-Saxon period. The question of time transcends the long-standing issue of the dialectic relationship between ...
  • Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War 

    Woodward, Guy (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2012)
    This thesis explores the impact of the Second World War on literature and culture in Northern Ireland between 1939 and 1970. It argues that the war, as a unique interregnum in the history of Northern Ireland, challenged ...
  • Louis MacNeice : radio, poetry and the aural imagination 

    Workman, Simon (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2010)
    The aim of this thesis is to give serious consideration to the relatively neglected radio dramas and features of Louis MacNeice, showing how they were an imaginative and innovative development of what was at the time an ...