Rope dancer : a novel and accompanying essay

Leach, Robert J. M. 2004, Rope dancer : a novel and accompanying essay, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Rope dancer : a novel and accompanying essay
Author Leach, Robert J. M.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2004
Keyword(s) Leach, Robert J. M. - Madonna of the eucalypt
Leach, Robert J. M. - Criticism and interpretation
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 - Influence
Australian fiction - 21st century
Creative writing
Mountaineering - Fiction
Setting (Literature)
Heroes in literature
Summary The thesis combines a novel and a critical essay. The novel tells of a group of people in Melbourne, some of whom write, party, have sex, take drugs, go climbing and die. The essay discusses four aspects of the novel: climbing fiction, Nietzsche in literature, place and fiction and character as hero.
Language eng
Description of original vi, 317 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification A823.4
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