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"Looke you, the starres shine still" : sight and insight in John Webster's The white devil and The Duchess of Malfi
(University of Canterbury, 1998)
The concern of this thesis is John Webster's representation of subjectivity in his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi. I argue that where the dominant formations of Renaissance humanism posit the male subject ...
The eroticised body and the transcendent word: Representations of the dancer in the works of Théophile Gautier, Arthur Symons and W.B. Yeats
(University of Canterbury. English, 2004)
For a number of French and English writers of the mid to late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, the dancer was a central aesthetic symbol. These writers felt alienated from bourgeois society, so they raised ...