Madeline Lesser's thesis, “INWARD APPARITION”: RE-IMAGINING MILTON’S GOD, is this year's winner of the Jonathan B. Rintels Prize, "for the best honors thesis in the Arts and Humanities for the Class of 2013."
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Shannon Draucker '13 to be published in the Madison Journal of Literary Criticism.
I wrote my essay, "Love Triangles in the Knight's Tale and the Limitations of Queering," for Professor Peter Travis's English 20 class, "The Canterbury Tales," in Fall 2012. In this piece, I draw on René Girard and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's work on erotic triangles. My paper is informed by Girard's argument that love triangles are in fact...
Department of English honors presentations bring collaboration to an often solitary pursuit
It’s a sunny late April afternoon and Sanborn House’s Wren Room is packed to overflowing as Laura Bryn Sisson ’13 presents her short story collection, Fragile Bodies.
Sisson is an honors student in the English department. Her work, she explains, explores “all that is strange and mysterious to me about reproduction, about family relationships,...[more]