# Browse Dept. of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese by Title

• (1970)

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• (2010-05-19)
This dissertation analyzes the emergence of Hispanist discourse surrounding the celebrations of the Fourth Centennial of the “Discovery” in Spain in 1892. These celebrations became the first moment after the independence ...

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• (1966)

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• (1998)
The underlying discourse of Letra muerta (1984) links political extremism with the contagion of human bodies and the body politic. Silence and isolation "cure" the protagonist's unruly behavior; likewise, the dominant ...

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• (1976)

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• (2015-07-17)
This dissertation studies the genre of travel writing in Spain from 1860 until 1929. I am looking at elements of authority, mobility and gender related to the concept of modernity and its specific manifestations in Spain. ...

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• (1996)
The writings of Maria Messina, a Sicilian woman writer at the turn of the century, embody a conflictual feminism issuing from conflicts that silenced and immobilized women in the past and created dilemmas for them in their ...

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• (1992)
This study examined the use of address pronouns in Spanish as perceived by U.S. nonnative speakers before and after residence in a Spanish speaking community. The data used for the analysis were collected with a questionnaire ...

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• (2000)
Chapter 1 presents information about the historical context of the Italian utopias. Philosophical issues related to the conceptualization of utopia are discussed in Chapter 2. Chapter 3 addresses historical issues concerning ...

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• (1996)
This study addresses the question of whether adult L2 learners of Spanish reset the V-movement parameter (Pollock, 1989) value from ($-$ raise) from their English L1 to (+ raise) in their L2. Numerous studies have addressed ...

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• (1954)

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• (1994)
Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor, writer of the Spanish Baroque "novela corta", (Novelas amorosas y ejemplares, 1637, and Desenganos amorosos, 1647) has been called a feminist by most scholars who study her work. This dissertation ...

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• (1994)
The goal of this dissertation is to argue that a wide variety of historical and synchronic processes of vowel lengthening in many languages can be motivated as a way of optimizing segmental and prosodic structures. The ...

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• (2001)
The dissertation concludes with a discussion of the implications of the experiment's results on our present understanding of stop implementation in Spanish, and suggested avenues for future research. These include the ...

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• (1967)

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• (2010-08-31)
This dissertation examines the representation of working-class women in the literary and cultural production of 20th Century Mexico. Chapter 2, “Sirvientas, Patronas, and Housework: The Place of Domestic Work in Mexican ...

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• (2010-08-31)
This study analyzes how intersubjectivity is restored after a repair initiation in native and non-native speakers in Italian conversations. The main objective of the present study is to fill a gap in previous research ...

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• (2010)
The intertextual relationships between these discourses uncover the inner tensions of a project of urban modernization which was fuelled by the emerging bourgeoisie and remains in question to this day. Indeed, this ...

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• (2010-08-31)
This dissertation analyzes the articulation and the reception of the new urban model that transformed the city of Barcelona between 1854 and 1888. Through an interdisciplinary approach that includes the analysis of literature, ...

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• (2004)
This study examines the ways in which, during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century or the period denoted as fin de siglo, Spanish women writers argued for gender equality and developed discursive authority ...

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