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Gendering the muse : reinscriptions of patriarchal authority and the delegitimization of female authorship in selected Stephen King works

dc.contributor.advisorWarburton, Rachel
dc.contributor.authorMertson, Jillian Leigh
dc.date.accessioned2011-02-17T19:48:56Z
dc.date.available2011-02-17T19:48:56Z
dc.date.created2009-04
dc.date.issued2009-04
dc.identifier.urihttp://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/63
dc.description.abstractThis thesis examines representations of masculinity and authority in selected Stephen Kings works: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Bag of Bones, Misery, and The Tommyknockers. These texts reinscribe writing and authority as inherently male traits, while passivity and domesticity are associated with femininity. The thesis focused on King's representations of women and male authors in three different areas.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectKing, Stephen, 1949-en_US
dc.subjectMasculinityen_US
dc.titleGendering the muse : reinscriptions of patriarchal authority and the delegitimization of female authorship in selected Stephen King worksen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Arts
etd.degree.levelMasteren_US
etd.degree.disciplineEnglishen_US
etd.degree.grantorLakehead Universityen_US


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