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Parodic imagination and resistant form in historical fiction: A study of Ann Harries' manly pursuits
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
In this dissertation, the author examines the historical novel Manly pursuits (1999), by Ann Harries. The novel deals with the late nineteenth century in Oxford, England, and inparticular the year 1899 in Cape Town. The ...
Taboo topics in fiction: The case of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
An important aspect of my thesis is the discussion of the various narrators in the novel; Vladimir Nabokov, John Ray Jnr. and Humbert Humbert. The novel, or Humbert’s memoirs, is only published after Lolita has died in ...