A New Kind of Dignity: Novels of Self-Empowerment in the Neoliberal Age

Goh, Kelvin.
2017-04-19T18:06:40.951Z

Abstract: In this dissertation I analyze the ideological effects of the neoliberal discourse of "self-empowerment" in selected novels. I define neoliberalism as a hegemonic ideological and political undertaking to transform society and the self according to laissez-faire market principles. While often associated with neoconservative efforts to reintroduce free market solutions to the world in the ... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of English.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011742
ID: tufts:21217
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