Cook, Victoria Maria (2010) Transnational Space and the Discourse of Multiculturalism: Contemporary Canadian Fiction. Doctoral thesis, University of Central Lancashire.
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This thesis engages in a study of the construction of identity as “process” in four contemporary English-Canadian novels. The novels under discussion are: Cereus Blooms at Night, by Shani Mootoo; Life of Pi, by Yann Martell; Fugitive Pieces, by Anne Michaels; and Childhood, by Andre Alexis. It offers a transnational model of analysis in relation to each of the novels, which enables the investigation of the “multiple” and “fluid” cultural identities in the four examples of contemporary Canadian fiction under scrutiny.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Doctoral)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords (separate with ;):||Contemporary Canadian Fiction; transnational; identity; multiculturalism; national identity; post-colonial; cultural identity; pluralist society|
|Subjects:||Linguistics, classics & related subjects > Literature in its original language|
|Schools:||College of Business, Law & Applied Social Studies > Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching|
|Deposited By:||Helen Cooper|
|Deposited On:||30 Nov 2011 12:31|
|Last Modified:||17 May 2016 12:25|
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