Rewriting without Righting: the Post-Colonial Canon Revised.

Roodehchi, Sahar.

In this senior honors thesis, I seek to analyze criticisms of the "Western canon" particularly through the method of re-writing. I look three main texts: Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea, J.M. Coetzee's Foe, and Zadie Smith's On Beauty. I analyze the ways in which each of these texts interacts with the structure of the Western canon in a unique way by reframing or reshaping the classic. Overall, I exa... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Canon (Literature)
Rhys, Jean.--Wide Sargasso Sea.
Rhys, Jean--Criticism and interpretation.
Coetzee, J. M., 1940---Foe.
Coetzee, J. M.,1940---Criticism and interpretation
Smith, Zadie.--On beauty.
Smith, Zadie--Criticism and interpretation.
Tufts University. Department of English.
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