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Attitude toward women in Thackeray's "Catherine", Collins's "Man and Wife", and Dickens's "Dombey and Son" (William Makepeace Thackeray, William Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens)
Catherine, Man and Wife, and Dombey and Son will be compared with respect to their treatment of women characters. Each novel is either sympathetic to feminism and the treatment of women as equals, or constraining in its ...
Productions of blasphemy: Nationalism and sexual difference in the postcolonial novel
This dissertation focuses on the narrative representation of moments of blasphemy in the writings of Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Sara Suleri, Carolyn Steedman, and Mukul Kesavan by focusing on the issue of 'what narrative ...
"A heightened degree of messiness": "J R", "Nashville", "The Dead Father", and the refusal of narrative
If the late 1960s and early 1970s in America could be characterized as a period which disrupted the narratives that structured both public and private life, then William Gaddis's J R, Robert Altman's Nashville, and Donald ...
Sisters in bonds: "Minnie's Sacrifice"
During the nineteenth century, both black women and white women were at the mercy of the white patriarchy, albeit at differing degrees to and natures in which they experienced bondage, marginality, and empowerment. In ...
Sarpedon's feast: A Homeric key to Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde"
Chaucer's insistence on the name of Sarpedon signals the importance of the Iliad, with its treatment both of the hero and the theme of necessity, for the development of his Troilus. Chaucer's access to the Iliad was second ...
MALORY'S MORDRED AS HERO