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Psychological Reflections on Post - Modernist Gothic Literature

Carr, Danielle 2014, Psychological Reflections on Post - Modernist Gothic Literature, Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) thesis, Deakin University.

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Title Psychological Reflections on Post - Modernist Gothic Literature
Author Carr, Danielle
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree name Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)
Thesis advisor Scicluna, Josephine
Date submitted 2014-05-17
Keyword(s) psychological interpretation of literature
post - modernist Gothic literature
Australian transnational writing
symbolism of the unconscious
individuation process
psychic development
Summary The thesis consists of a creative component, two short stories, 'The Conservatory' and 'Psychosis', and a novella, 'The Lady of Tangiers', in the genre of Gothic fiction, and accompanying theoretical component with a psychological interpretation of literature, including theories of C.G.Jung, identifying psychological elements including symbolism of the unconscious, transformation and individuation in the short stories 'The Conservatory' and 'Psychosis', and an analysis of the novella 'The Lady of Tangiers', discussing the essay 'The Uncanny' by Sigmund Freud. The critical analysis and interpretation of the writing reflects the psychological development of the individual.
Notes The short stories 'The Conservatory', 'Psychosis' and the novella 'The Lady of Tangiers' are published in the collection of short stories 'Raiders of the Headland' available in Deakin University library.
Language eng
Field of Research 190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
Copyright notice ©2014, Danielle Carr
Free to Read? Yes
Use Rights Creative Commons Attribution No-Derivatives licence
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30063309

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