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Les Gaites de la Jeune Marianne: French comic theatre 1870-1900
(University of Canterbury. French, 1986)
Europe at 6pm: Images of the EU on New Zealand Television News
(University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2007)
Contributing to the broader debate on the nature and identity of the European Union (EU), this thesis is a study of the EU from the outside looking in: an examination of how this novel process of integration among the ...
Writing across the lines: A study of selected novels by Joyce Mansour, Andrée Chedid, Vénus Khoury-Ghata and Leila Barakat
(University of Canterbury. French, 2001)
This thesis is a study of identity and power in the novels of Joyce Mansour, Andrée Chedid, Vénus Khoury-Ghata and Leila Barakat. Well known for her startling and provocative poetry, Joyce Mansour was one of the few women ...
Hacktivism and Habermas: Online Protest as Neo-Habermasian Counterpublicity
(University of Canterbury. Media and Communication, 2010)
This thesis both draws from and contributes to the ongoing project of critiquing and reconstructing the theory of the public sphere; an undertaking that has been characterised as both valuable and necessary by Fraser (2005: ...
Reading Julia Kristeva: Estrangement and the female intellectual
(University of Canterbury. English, 1992)
This study is concerned with the interrelationship between estrangement and the place of the female intellectual in a selection of texts by Julia Kristeva. The alterity of language - which Kristeva takes to be language in ...
The Philippine rondalla: recreating musical heritage in contemporary Australasia.
(University of Canterbury. Centre for Fine Arts, Music and Theatre, 2012)
This thesis examines the Philippine rondalla, a plucked-string ensemble, in contemporary Australia and New Zealand. Recreations of a remembered heritage, rather than the continuance of a living tradition, these groups are ...
Across the Tasman: Narratives of New Zealand Migrants to and from Australia, 1965–95.
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2012)
New Zealanders are the second biggest migrant group in Australia. During the latter half of the twentieth century growing numbers of Kiwis crossed the Tasman in search of happiness, love, financial success, adventure, and ...
Hic herde a strif bitweies two: A study of the principal Middle English Debate Poems with special reference to the Bird Debates and the Devotional Debates, their analogues and sources
(University of Canterbury. English, 1974)
The thesis is an investigation into the Bird Debates and Devotional Debates found in Middle English: emphasis is placed on the origin of the form and themes. In Part One the nature of debate is discussed and is found to ...
Boobslang: A lexicographical study of the argot of New Zealand prison inmates in the period 1996-2000
(University of Canterbury. English, 2001)
Boobslang, or the argot of New Zealand prison inmates, is a form of language unique to prisons and criminal subcultures. Although prison argot is a linguistic feature of most prison communities worldwide, boobslang is a ...
Philosophical foundations for a constructivist and institutionalist relationship between the European Union and Australia.
(University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2014)
The European Union (EU) and Australia share a significant volume of historical connections in languages, cultures, economic and trade relationships, political views and ideas. These associations have had different levels ...