Search for dissertations about: "Vassar College"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Vassar College.

  1. 1. Higher Education for Girls in North American College Fiction 1886-1912

    Author : Gunilla Lindgren; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; General and comparative literature; Vassar College; liberal-arts education for women; Jean Webster; Julia A. Schwartz; Caroline M. Fuller; Helen D. Brown; Alfred Tennyson s The Princess; education in literature; women s higher education in North America; women s education in fiction; college fiction; college girls; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : Twenty years after Vassar College welcomed the first American female undergraduates in 1865, the experiences of women college students began to be fictionalized in so-called college stories. This thesis shows how higher education is presented in the novels, collections of short stories, and serialized stories for female readers published before the United States was involved in the First World War. READ MORE