Literature

Nanyang Technological University
Literature
Arin Fong

The mechanical arranger in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is known to control and distort the text in many ways. However, the text is also structured by a correspondence to the human body, with each episode modelled stylistically and thematically...

McGill University
Literature
Nelanthi Hewa

In this paper, I apply Jean-Franois Bayart's concept of the politics of the belly to Ngugi wa Thiongo's play I Will Marry When I Want. I argue that the focus on food and consumption in the play is a method of centering the effects of both...

Nanyang Technological University
Literature
Faezah Zulkifli

One might argue that the city in Ulysses has more to do with content than with form, but Joyces claim that he "want[s] to give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city one day suddenly disappeared from the earth it could be reconstructed...

University of St Andrews
Literature
Victoria Walsh

In what is often referred to as a rapidly globalising world, the role and production of fiction is changing. British fiction is becoming ever more concerned with representation of other times, places, and cultures, but despite the changing times...

University of Birmingham
Literature
Bethany Vernon

Identifying the difficulties of gender in Shakespeares Comedies, particularly Twelfth Night, Cymbeline and The Two Gentleman of Verona, this essay explores how the disguise of cross dressing reflects complicated contemporary notions of gender....

Trinity College, University of Dublin
Literature
Sarah Upton

This essay evaluates the above quote in relation to Seamus Heaneys bog poetry. By analysing a selection of Heaneys late-1960s and 1970s poetry, the ways in which Heaney evokes and related to place are determined through a number of overlapping...

Maynooth University
Literature
Declan Toohey

This essay focuses on the ways in which Heiner M_llers Hamletmachine (1977) and Justin Morans Green Eggs and Hamlet (2006) function as postmodern versions or productions of Hamlet, even though they identify with differing theories of...

University of Edinburgh
Literature
Sarah Thomson

Literature of the Edwardian period engages with a range of important social and political issues from the turn of the century, including class struggles, shifting perceptions of gender roles, and the womens suffrage movement. Childrens literature...

University of Sheffield
Literature
Hannah Jayne Spencer

This essay seeks to investigate the extent to which the novella Auf der Universit_t (1863) by Theodor Storm can be considered a tragedy; specifically, it will investigate whether the character of Lenore Beauregard can be considered a tragic...

University of Sheffield
Literature
Hannah Jayne Spencer

This essay examines the masculinities represented in Dutch author Karel Glastra van Loons De passievrucht (1999) and their underlying ideologies. It specifically examines how the book represents changing ideologies of masculinity originating in...