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Between two gazes: Kubrick's alienating aesthetic
In his explanation of 2001: A Space Odyssey’s concluding “Stargate” sequence, Stanley Kubrick privileges its psychological and affective aspects, stating that “[the concluding sequence’s] meaning has to be found on a sort ...
A world-maker's will: the post-apocalypse and human power in Cormac McCarthy's The Road
This thesis discusses human empowerment in Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel, The Road. While much of present-day scholarship on The Road views the novel as nihilistically highlighting the hopelessness of existence ...
Anxieties at the end: exploring the figure of the literary ghost and threatened social order at the Victorian fin de siecle
The end of the century was a turbulent time for England. As Victoria's reign came to an end, England's foundation was undergoing a sort of renovation. This thesis considers the figure of the Victorian ghost in the social ...