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dc.date.available2013-03-12T11:40:29Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.submitted2010-05-12en_US
dc.identifier.citationHagane, Inger Karoline F.. Visions of nightmare, dreams of freedom. Masteroppgave, University of Oslo, 2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/25245
dc.description.abstractThe primary purpose of this thesis is the exploration of ecofeminist aspects of women’s utopian and dystopian literature. Through close readings of two contemporary novels, Daughters of the North by Sarah Hall and The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, I have explored ecofeminist elements in two significant contributions to the feminist dystopian class of fiction. There are two important aspects of ecofeminist theory which are relevant for application to a literary work: the deconstruction of the metaphorical phenomenon of aligning woman with nature, and the provision of criticism of the overarching phallocentrism which permeates such a metaphorical dialectic. In my thesis, I argue that the two novels in question explore these tendencies on several levels, and discuss how this deconstruction of metaphor manifests itself. I also discuss whether these novels, as far as they can be considered ecofeminist, are technophobic, and what are the implications of this in relation to the narratives’ use of metaphor.eng
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.titleVisions of nightmare, dreams of freedom : ecofeminism in two feminist dystopiasen_US
dc.typeMaster thesisen_US
dc.date.updated2010-10-14en_US
dc.creator.authorHagane, Inger Karoline F.en_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::020en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographiccitationinfo:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:dissertation&rft.au=Hagane, Inger Karoline F.&rft.title=Visions of nightmare, dreams of freedom&rft.inst=University of Oslo&rft.date=2010&rft.degree=Masteroppgaveen_US
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-25262en_US
dc.type.documentMasteroppgaveen_US
dc.identifier.duo102554en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorScherr, Rebeccaen_US
dc.identifier.bibsys102257523en_US
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/25245/1/100509xHagane_THESIS.pdf


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