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Mermaids and sirens as myth fragments in contemporary literature

Trigg, Susan Elizabeth. 2011, Mermaids and sirens as myth fragments in contemporary literature, M.A. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Mermaids and sirens as myth fragments in contemporary literature
Author Trigg, Susan Elizabeth.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name M.A.
Date submitted 2011-02-03
Keyword(s) Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- - Criticism and interpretation
Carter, Angela, 1940-1992 - Criticism and interpretation
Mermaids in literature
Sirens (Mythology) in literature
Summary Examines novels by Margaret Atwood and Angela Carter that contain myth fragments of mermaids and sirens. Postulates the origin of the myths as stemming from the ambivalent relationship that male infants form with the mother, and discusses how these authors deconstruct the binary oppositions that disadvantage women.
Language eng
Description of original iii, 97 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 294.34
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023159

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