Search for dissertations about: "Shirley Jackson"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Shirley Jackson.

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

    Author : Colin Haines; Rolf Lundén; Edward Ingebretsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    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

  2. 2. The Nation Conceived : Learning, Education, and Nationhood in American Historical Novels of the 1820s

    Author : Johanna McElwee; Rolf Lundén; Erik Löfroth; Shirley Samuels; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; United States; education; learning; historical fiction; antebellum literature; national identity; anti-intellectualism; Lydia Maria Child; James Fenimore Cooper; Catharine Maria Sedgwick; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study explores the role of learning and education in American historical fiction written in the 1820s. The United States has been, and still is, commonly considered to be hostile to scholarly learning. READ MORE