Browsing English, Media and Performance Studies by Advisor "Arnott, Jill Margaret."
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Dead reckoning : an analysis of George Romero's 'Living dead' series in relation to contemporary theories of film genre and representations of race, class, culture and violence. (2008)This thesis is an in-depth analysis of George Romero's 'Living Dead' tetralogy of films, comprising Night of the Living Dead (1968), Dawn ofthe-Bead (1978), Day of the Dead(\985) and Land of the Dead (2005), examined through ...
Exploring the South African gangster film genre prior and post liberation : a study of Mapantsula, Hijack Stories and Jerusalema. (2011)This dissertation is a study of the gangster film genre and how it has been used to represent the sociopolitical and economic conditions of South Africa over an extended period of time. Firstly, by looking at the early ...
The familial reconfiguration of the subject of cultural discourse in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions. (1996)Abstract available in PDF.
'Who is the other woman?' : representation, alterity and ethics in the work of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. (1998)This dissertation analyses a number of key themes in the work of postcolonial theorist and literary critic Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and uses her ideas to argue for the usefulness of both deconstructive and postmodern ...