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A cross-linguistic analysis of finite rasing constructions.
This thesis provides and discusses a comprehensive collection of empirical data that show that many languages of the world manifest long A-movement of the subjects of embedded finite clauses to the subject position ...
Stages on pages : a comparative study of Pieter-Dirk Uys' one man shows as an autobiographical alternative to memoir.
In this dissertation I seek to analyse the use of autobiographical monologues and elements in selected scenes from the political revues Foreign Aids (2001) and Elections and Erections (2009) by South African playwright-performer ...
The self in and through the other : a Bakhtinian approach to Little Dorrit and Middlemarch.
The thesis explores how readings of two nineteenth century English novels, Little Dorrit and Middlemarch, can be enhanced by using key elements of Mikhail Bakhtin’s ‘prosaics’ as a lens through which to examine them. ...
Ruimte en identiteit na aanleiding van D.J. Opperman se digbundel, Komas uit 'n bamboesstok (1979) = Space and identity pertaining to D.J. Opperman's volume of poetry, "Komas uit 'n bamboesstok" (1979).
Hierdie studie is ŉ ondersoek na die rol wat ruimte en identiteit speel in D.J. Opperman se digbundel Komas uit ŉ bamboesstok (1979). Die studie maak gebruik van ŉ kommunikatiewe benadering wat die leser in staat stel om ...
Kongruenz und Kontrast im literarischen Kulturvergleich : zur Problematisierung des Subjekts in der Entwicklung des nouveau Roman und des neueren deutschen Romans : sozialpsychologische Interpretationen zu Butor, Ollier, Pinget, Robbe-Grillet, Saporta, Sarraute, Simon, Andersch, Bachmann, Fichte, Frisch, Grass, Härtling, Handke, Kipphardt, Muschg, Nizon, Walser, Wohmann.
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Travels with my Father - Placing the self : an original novel accompanied by an extended essay that investigates the localization of identity through its relationship to memory and place.
Travels with my Father is a memoir-travelogue that maps the author-narrator’s attempts at regaining a sense of place and re-affirming her identity after the death of her father and the sale of the family home. Using her ...
Linking private and public personal and political transition in Sindiwe Magona's forced to grow.
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Confluences of Lithoko, religious and traditional beliefs and western poetry in modern Sesotho poetry (MSP) : an intertextual perspective.
From an intertextual perspective, this study analyses the lithoko, religious beliefs and practices and western poetry confluences in modern Sesotho poetry. In this analysis, modern Sesotho poetry texts covering a period ...
People out of place : emotional geography, postmodern identity and gender in three contemporary Japanese texts.
This dissertation examines contemporary Japanese notions of place, gender and identity as discussed in three texts by Japanese and Japanese-descended authors. The texts under examination include Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s film ...
Making the journey : the female Bildungsroman and quest motifs in selected Margaret Atwood texts.
The research presented in this dissertation examines, from a gender studies approach, the genre of the female Bildungsroman and the representation of quest motifs in three primary texts selected from the oeuvre of Margaret ...