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Authors: Payne, Geoffrey
Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 200500 Literary Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/323728
Description: This article analyzes the unsettling role given to plague in the representational practices of Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year (1722). It focuses on how Defoe's combination of discursive f ... More
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Authors: Derrin, Daniel
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/341146
Description: This paper addresses the comic routine of Australian born U.S. comedian Gregg Turkington's alter-ego, 'Neil Hamburger', from the perspective of Aristotle's ancient conception of the risible as a speci ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333813
Description: The documentary film, Close to the Bone, which I made in 2012, re-tells history through the memory stories of my father's family: the Harper children, postwar British orphans who migrated to Australia ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 200500 Literary Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/340585
Description: The Double Disguise heralds the regional novel that Maria Edgeworth was to pioneer in Castle Rackrent (1800). Written at eighteen and now published for the first time, this dramatic comedy includes Ed ... More
Authors: Keane, Beppie
Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 200500 Literary Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/304140
Description: 23 page(s)
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Authors: Swiatek, Lucyna
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/304683
Description: Poststructuralist theory interrogates systems of thought and discursive regimes of knowledge in order to locate the underlying historical assumptions that shape and inform human subjectivity. Nowhere ... More
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Authors: Kumar, Niven
Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 200500 Literary Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/303500
Description: Friedrich Nietzsche's re-evaluation of values calls for a dismantling of the normative conceptions of selfhood, shattering notions of identity predicated upon moral constructions of good and evil. Nie ... More
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Authors: Davis, Tony
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/327136
Description: International flight provides a strange paradox: the modern jet passenger is plied with food and alcohol as if special, yet checked, monitored and identified as if a criminal. A long haul trip involve ... More
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Authors: Norbury, Kate
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/324416
Description: The transgender, gender-atypical or intersex protagonist challenges normative assumptions and expectations about gender, identity and sexuality. This article argues that contemporary transgender-theme ... More
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Authors: Loftus, Sue
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333079
Description: Beside the complicated composition of military and political authority in the successor kingdoms in Gaul in the sixth century there was another power that regulated many of the lives of the community, ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 200500 Literary Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/338456
Description: Technology and Identity in Young Adult Fiction examines the textual representation of technology in young adult fiction in a way that has rarely been attempted before. It is not a historical study or ... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/321847
Description: YA fiction is largely about adolescent maturation - or flourishing - and in Western narratives this is imagined through narratives of growth. Within the institution of the family, growth is typically ... More
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Authors: Cousins, A. D
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291995
Description: Marvell's 'To His Coy Mistress' both iterates and interrogates the discourse of sexual libertinism. His poem presents a double picture of libertine verse and the version of Epicurean philosophy inform ... More
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Authors: Curry, Alice
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/305109
Description: The porous boundaries between the earthly and spiritual in many traditional cultures have prompted Cameroonian writer Jacques Fame Ndongo to suggest the appropriateness of an African 'cosmocriticism' ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/345881
Description: This article explores how early-twentieth-century Australian crime fiction responded to the perceived economic and racial threat of the "Afghan" cameleers by acting as a literature of fantasy fulfillm ... More
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