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"Powers of misrecognition": masculinity and the politics of the aesthetic in the fiction of John Banville
(University of Canterbury. Culture, Literature and Society, 2008)
This thesis analyses the links between masculinity and representations of power in the fiction of John Banville and argues that his use of the category of the aesthetic,especially the sublime, strategically presents the ...
One of Us: Constructions of Englishness in the Writing of Elizabeth Gaskell
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2013)
Existing criticism that addresses the concept of Englishness in Elizabeth Gaskell’s writing is sparse and confined to a small part of her oeuvre, and, furthermore, has, in the main, placed Englishness (and England) in ...