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Mythology, Ideology and the Contemporary American Short Story Cycle

Edwards, Robert (2016) Mythology, Ideology and the Contemporary American Short Story Cycle. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent,. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:55957)

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Abstract

The present study proposes that there is an intrinsic relationship between

United States. I argue that the contemporary form of the story cycle has become

dominant ideological discourses of Euroamerica and its underpinning

The five authors and the texts I discuss are Tim O’Brien and The Things

Gerald Vizenor and Landfill Meditation, Sherman Alexie and Ten Little Indians,

In the thesis I address the interrelationship between ideology and

five disparate writers each uses the story cycle in his or her own distinctive way to

challenge a dominant ideology and the mythology that underpins it.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Thesis advisor: Stirrup, David
Uncontrolled keywords: Mythology Ideology Contemporary American Short Story Cycle
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of English
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2016 11:00 UTC
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2020 04:08 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/55957 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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