Search for dissertations about: "Colin Haines"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Colin Haines.

  1. 1. "Frightened by a Word" : Shirley Jackson and Lesbian Gothic

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Colin Haines; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : English language; Shirley Jackson; Hangsaman; The Haunting of Hill House; We Have Always Lived in the Castle; lesbian Gothic ; queer theory; Judith Butler; subjectivity; performativity; parody; the abject; compulsory heterosexuality ; ideology; Louis Althusser; psychoanalysis; Sigmund Freud; Julia Kristeva; Engelska; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines representations and configurations of lesbianism in literary narrative and, in particular, three novels by American author Shirley Jackson (1916-1965). As recent scholarly work has demonstrated, representations of sexuality between women in literature tend toward the ghostly, the Gothic. READ MORE