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Ivory, James


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From Cultural Purism to Cultural Pluralism: Salman Rushdie and the Hybrid 2010 2878 This thesis examines Rushdie’s treatment of the cultural hybrid in The Satanic Verses and The Moor’s Last Sigh in order to explore the following questions: Does Rushdie have an ultimate view of the immigrant/hybrid position? Does he provide an answer...
Posthum/an/ous: Identity, Imagination, and the Internet 2010 2316 The Furry, Otherkin, and Otakukin are Internet fan subcultures whose members personally identify with non-human beings, such as animals, creatures of fantasy, or cartoon characters. I analyze several different forms of expression that the fandoms uti...
Zadie Smith’s NW: A Compass in Sad Multicultural Land 2014 412 Taking Zadie Smith’s most recent novel, NW (2012), as its subject, this master’s thesis engages in a postcolonial analysis of contemporary multicultural life in London. Smith’s return to her childhood North-West London neighborhood, which she introd...