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An Evaluation of Liminality in Nadine Gordimer's July's People
Set during a civil war in the apartheid South Africa, Nadine Gordimer's July's People is centred around the relationship between the Smales family and their former servant July. As the communal ties disintegrate in the ...
On the Utopian Possibility in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed: A Lacanian Reading
Written in 1974, the American writer Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed revolves around the central character Shevek’s self-appointed mission to improve the relationship between two planets, Anarres and Urras, by breaking ...
Margaret Atwood’s “Oryx and Crake” as a Critique of Technological Utopianism
While there are major works tracing the themes of belonging and longing for home in contemporary fiction, there is no current study adequately addressing the connection between dystopian novel and nostalgia. This paper ...