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    • 'So many ways of being better': Contemporary US fiction and cultures of self-help 

      Moore, Gillian
      This thesis investigates the relationship between contemporary US fiction and cultures of self-help in order to illuminate key concerns around selfhood and authorship. It seeks to question dominant understandings of the ...
    • Rest and Pause in The Faerie Queene 

      Wilcox-Mahon, Conor
      This thesis examines the function of rest in Edmund Spenser’s epic romance poem The Faerie Queene. Noting the pervasive importance of rest to the narrative of all six books, it argues that the states of rest frequently ...
    • Riotous Reform, Staging Complaint, 1561–1595 

      Eastwood, Frances
      ABSTRACT Riotous Reform: Staging Complaint, 1561-1595 Frances Caitlin Eastwood A cluster of plays published in London in the mid-1590s centres on reform and its corollary—a resistance to established authority. This thesis ...
    • 'Erewhon; Or, Over the Range' by Samuel Butler: A Scholarly Edition 

      Plumridge, Rose Anna
      This thesis comprises a scholarly edition of Samuel Butler’s satirical novel 'Erewhon; or, Over the Range' (1872). All prior editions and reprints of 'Erewhon' have positioned it squarely within the traditions of Menippean ...