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Prostitution and Personhood: A Reading of Naguib Mahfouz's The Thief and the Dogs
Peer reviewed article. The essay examines Nur, a female prostitute in The Thief and the Dogs, with a view to analyzing her personhood. It looks at two cardinal areas in which her personhood is affirmed - her identity, and ...
Transcultural Writers and Transcultural Literature in the Age of Global Modernity
Peer reviewed article. In our rapidly globalising world, cultures, as well as societies and identities, tend to be more fluid, less irreducibly different and less 'territorially fixed' than in the past (Schulze-Engler 2007, ...
Reading Asia: Musings of a Peripatetic Writer
Notes for a paper delivered at the National Conference of the Australian Association of Teaching English (ATTE) on the theme 'Finding a Place for Falstaff', Melbourne Cricket Ground, December 2011.
Reflections apropos of Two Australian Books on Shakespeare
Savage Nature and Noble Spirit in Han Sorya's Wolves: A North Korean Morality Tale
Peer reviewed article. This paper is a narratological study of Han Sorya's Wolves, a canonical novelette in the tradition of North Korean socialist realism that has been adjudicated outside North Korea as anti-American, ...
Midnight's Children: From Communalism to Community
Peer reviewed article. Salman Rushdie has been the epitome of diasporic writing since his seminal work in Midnight's Children. While it is arguable that the question of what constitutes the identity of an immigrant (in ...