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Author Trigg, Susan Elizabeth

Title Mermaids and sirens as myth fragments in contemporary literature / by Susan Elizabeth Trigg
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2002


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 MELB  809.393512 T8287/M  AVAILABLE
Description iii, 97 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary Examines novels by Margaret Atwood and Angela Carter that contain myth fragments of mermaids and sirens. Postulates the origin of the myths as stemming from the ambivalent relationship that male infants form with the mother, and discusses how these authors deconstruct the binary oppositions that disadvantage women
Notes Submitted to the School of Communication and Creative Arts of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (M.A.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2002
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 90-97
SUBJECT Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Carter, Angela, 1940-1992 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Subject Mermaids in literature.
Sirens (Mythology) in literature.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Deakin University. School of Communication and Creative Arts.