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Patriotic Shakespeare : the idealising of King Richard II & Henry Bolingbroke/King Henry IV as Biblical types.
(University of Canterbury, 1994)
The defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 was a monumental event which inspired William Shakespeare and other English playwrights to dramatise the recent history of their country. The history of fifteenth century England, ...
Beyond the post-modern : The re-configuration of myth in three contemporary novels
(University of Canterbury. English, 1994)
In this dissertation I consider three novels: The Satanic Verses, The English Patient, and The Ancestor Game. These are interpreted as postcolonial texts whose issues are grounded in the social concerns of a modem world. ...