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Braided strands of meaning : Mavis Gallant's language / Katherine Marion Miller.
This thesis grew out o£ the difficulties in classifying Gallant’s fiction. Critics, when examining the works of Mavis Gallant, have tended to use a thematic approach: the themes of exile, fractured human relationships, ...
At the banquet : images of the carnivalesque in Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh / by Diane Tumber.
This thesis examines the carnivalesque nature of The Moor's Last Sigh bv Salman Rushdie in relation to Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais. In particular, I focus on the abundant banquet imagery of this novel ...
Reading tricksters or tricksters reading? An examination of various roles of reading in Thomas King's Green grass, running water
This thesis explores the Integrative storytelling methods which Thomas King employs in his novel Green Grass, Running Water. This novel includes and focusses on oral storytelling methods concerning listener participation, ...
Self-evident shams : metafiction and comedy in three of Flann O'Brien's novels
The aim of this thesis is to analyse the connections between comedy and metafiction evident in Flann O’Brien’s At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman and The Hard Life. The following pages discuss how these novels express, ...
Ghosts of Margaret Atwood and Henry James : an analysis of the relationship between surfacing and "The Jolly Corner" / by Cynthia E. Soldan. --
In the writing of several critics and scholars comparisons have been made between Margaret Atwood^s Surfacing and the supernatural tales of Henry James. This present study is based on the special relationship that appears ...
Writing the ascent : narrative and mountaineering accounts / by Justin Allec.
Mountaineering is an activity traditionally practiced in remote areas of the world by a select few participants. Upon returning from an expedition, some mountaineers retrospectively publish their account as a testament of ...