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  • Black Gay Male Identity in the African Diaspora 

    WILKINS, JOHNNY (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This study seeks to fill this gap. By interrogating new or overlooked characterizations of positive black gay male identity, it seeks to address theorizations of black identity as it relates to black gay male identity.
  • (Not) Everything ends in tears : individuals, communities, and peacemaking in the Íslendingasögur 

    Hughes, Kyle (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of English, 2017)
    The íslendingasögur, or Icelandic family sagas, represent a deeply introspective cultural endeavour, the exploration of a nation of strong-willed, independent, and occasionally destructive men and women as they attempted ...
  • T. H. White: A Critical Biography 

    THOMPSON, ANNE (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This thesis is a critical biography of the author T. H. White. My purpose is to define the influences on his work throughout his life and set him in the historical and cultural context of the period from the 1930s through ...
  • Unsettling Le Fanu: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and Irish Settler Writing 

    DEMPSEY, AOIFE MARY (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This thesis argues that the fiction of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-73) can be read as a form of settler writing. Using settler theory as a reading strategy in the analysis of Le Fanu’s short fiction, this thesis argues ...
  • “She stimulates us to supply what is not there”: Expanding Jane Austen’s World Through Fandom 

    MADDEN, AINE MARIA (Trinity College Dublin. School of English. Discipline of English, 2018)
    This thesis aims to explore Jane Austen?s lively afterlife in popular culture through an exploration of fanfiction inspired by her most popular novel, Pride and Prejudice (1813). The thesis combines analysis of online ...

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