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thesisposted on 1999-01-01, 00:00 authored by George DukeGeorge Duke
Studies the intellectual in power striving to realise the universal State or Empire. Examines this theme through the medium of four fictional narratives: Yevgeny Zamyatin's We, Aldous Huxley's Brave new world, Arthur Koestler's Heart of darkness, and George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four. The hypothesis of the inquiry is that all four of these texts provide fictional redescriptions of a crisis of confidence in the Enlightenment ideal of progress.
Paginationvi, 216 leaves ; 30 cm.
NotesThesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1999.
FacultyFaculty of Arts and Education
SchoolSchool of Literary and Communication Studies
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