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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 ...
Introspection, female consciousness and the quiet revolution in the novels of Nawal El Saadawi and Mariama Bâ
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
This thesis considers introspection and female consciousness in the novels Woman At Point Zero and Two Women In One by Nawal El Saadawi, an Egyptian writer and So Long A Letter and Scarlet Song by Mariama Bâ, a Senegalese ...
Imagining what it means to be ''human'' through the fiction of J.M. Coetzee's Life & Times of Michael K and Cormac McCarthy's The Road
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Through a literary analysis of two contemporary novels, J.M. Coetzee's Life & Times of Michael K (1983) and Cormac McCarthy's The Road (2006), in which a common concern seems to be an exploration of what it means to be ...