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Patterns of shame in some Australian autobiographies, 1960 to 1995

Dalziell, Rosamund


This thesis argues that an understanding of the emotion of shame can contribute substantially to the literary interpretation of a broad range of Australian autobiographies published between 1960 and 1995. From a detailed analysis of more than a dozen autobiographical texts, I conclude that shame is also a powerful force within Australian culture, although its presence has been largely unrecognised. The introduction to this thesis explains why an understanding of shame is useful in interpreting...[Show more]

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Date published: 1996
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d5f8b86cc


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