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Genêt unmasked : examining the autobiographical in Janet Flanner

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dc.contributor.advisor Monk, Craig
dc.contributor.author Gaudette, Stacey Leigh
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2007-11-26T22:41:17Z
dc.date.available 2007-11-26T22:41:17Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/531
dc.description v, 93 leaves ; 29 cm. en
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines Janet Flanner, an expatriate writer whose fiction and journalism have been essential to the development of American literary modernism in that her work, taken together, comprises a remarkable autobiographical document which records her own unique experience of the period while simultaneously contributing to its particular aesthetic mission. Although recent discussions have opened debate as to how a variety of discourses can be read as autobiographical, Flanner’s fifty years worth of cultural, political, and personal observation requires an analysis which incorporates traditional and contemporary theories concerning life-writing. Essentially, autobiographical scholarship must continue to push the boundaries of analysis, focusing on the interactions and reactions between the outer world and the inner self. This thesis, therefore, will situate Janet Flanner as an important writer whose experience among the modernist literary community in Europe informs, and is recorded in, her writing. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science) en
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en
dc.subject Wineapple, Brenda. Genet, a biography of Janet Flanner en
dc.subject Flanner, Janet, 1892- -- Criticism and interpretation en
dc.subject Authors, American -- 20th century en
dc.subject Americans -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century en
dc.title Genêt unmasked : examining the autobiographical in Janet Flanner en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Arts and Science en
dc.publisher.department Department of English en


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