The English Department Presents:
Fall 2013 Capstone Presentations
Theory and the Novel
Professor Eileen Cleere
Howry Center, Thursday December 5, 5:15-7:30 pm
Refreshments will be served.
Modernism and the Evolution of the Novel
Andrew Garcia, “Farmers and Philosophers: Literary Realism and the Metaphysics of William Faulkner’s Modernism”
Thomas Beach, “The Evolution of the Novel: A Retrospective Look at Story and How it Presents Itself in Today's Media Culture”
Fragmenting the Framework: Identity, Postmodernity, and the Novel
Annie Emswiler, “Sexing the Fairy Tale: Subverting the Socialization Plot in Feminist Mythic Narrative”
Madison Simmons, “Between Presence and Absence: Sebald’s Use of Photographs to Create Interactive Space in The Emigrants”
Blake Carrera, "Theory and the Prison of Heteroglossia: The Possibility of the Post-Theory Novel"
Trauma, Memory, and the (Super)hero
Jordan Gusky, “Telling True War Stories: Modes of Representation in Vietnam War Narratives”
Mara Weidmann, “’See you in the funny papers!’: Processing Trauma through Comics in Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay”
James Frierson, "Cape and Cowl: The Mythic Soul of the Batman in a Godless World"
Incorporating the Marginal: Narrative in the Internet Age
Sarah Faulk, “(Re)Comprehending the Past: Contemporary Rewritings of Jane Eyre"”
Erika Clugston, “Netflix is the New Novel.”
Katie McLaughlin, "’Everybody Writes’": Re-imagining Reader, Writer, and Text in the Online Community”