Essays about: "scala naturae"

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  1. 1. In Splendid Isolation : A Deconstructive Close-Reading of a Passage in Janet Frame's "The Lagoon"

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för humaniora (HUM)

    Author : Susanne Sörensen; [2006]
    Keywords : Janet Frame; The Lagoon; New Zealand; deconstruction; Derrida; post-colonial studies; scala naturae; chain of being; caste; karma; original sin; Hinduism; Sanskrit;

    Abstract : In reading the literary criticism on Janet Frame's work it soon turns out that Frame was deconstructive before the concept was even invented. Thus, deconstruction is used in this essay to close-read a passage in the title story of her collection of short stories, The Lagoon (1951). READ MORE