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Null Subjects and Indexicality in Turkish and Uyghur
(University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2011)
Anatomy of Discourses: Body Politics in Andahazi’s The Anatomist
History of medicine seems to be a journey deep into the body and its diseases. This journey is not determined solely by disinterested scientific curiosity; it was and still is surrounded by a web of cultural, political, ...
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 ...
On the Theme of Nostalgia in Paolo Bacigalupi’s Post-Apocalyptic Novel The Windup Girl
After the massive outbreaks of violence and catastrophes at the dawn of the twentieth century, experiences of dislocation and dissonance, as well as their reflection in the human psyche, nostalgia, captivated the interest ...
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 ...