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    • 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 ...
    • The Level Game: Architectures of Play in American Fiction and Theory, 1968–2018 

      Violaris, Eleni
      This thesis investigates the theme of ‘levels’ in postmodern and contemporary American fiction, as manifested through levels of reality, levels of architecture and levels in games. Postmodern fiction engages levels in the ...