Taylor, Richard C. 1956-

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A Folkloric Study On Wide Sargasso Sea 2011 157394 This study aims to offer an alternative approach to analyze and understand literary texts through folklore. I focused on Jean Rhys's famous novel Wide Sargasso Sea which has often been examined through a postcolonial approach. My thesis suggests that...
An Appetite for Metaphor : Food Imagery and Cultural Identity in Indian Fiction 2011 157394 Postmodern culture has been greatly influenced by food images and the usage of food as metaphor. Recent interest in food studies has opened doors in literary studies to examine how the use of food imagery and metaphor represents complex ideas and dee...
Dismantling the Center from the Margins : Patriarchy and Transnational Literature by Women 2013 157394 This thesis explores the idea that transnational women writers are liminal figures: marginal as women marginal as writers and marginal as transnational personae "betwixt and between" nations. Authorial liminality provides a vantage point that is neit...
Restorative Erotica : "Let the Friend and the Lover Be Handsomely Mixed" 2012 157394 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu expected the people of Imperial Britain to respect her choices and her true identity but because they didn't she was forced into the arms of another country and furthermore women of other countries. Having empowered herself ...
Secreted Behind Closed Doors : Rethinking Cather's Adultery Theme and "Unfurnished" Style in My Mortal Enemy 2011 157394 In recent years My Mortal Enemy (1926) has been virtually ignored in Cather scholarship. I place the novel in its literary and critical context by building on information from the critical reception and recent scholarship on Cather's work to see how ...
The Causes of the Gordon Riots of 1780 : A Close Reading of Contemporary Accounts and Dickens's Barnaby Rudge 2012 157394 Contemporary accounts of the Gordon Riots of 1780 are studied closely in order to ultimately determine how Dickens's use of these accounts in Barnaby Rudge reveals his view of the cause of the riots. Newspapers political magazines diaries and letters...