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The Queer Novels of Patrick White

Moore, Jackson

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This thesis argues that the representation of sexuality in the novels of Patrick White articulates and performs a queer politics of critique that resists the trope of identity. If the extant body of White scholarship has struggled to make sense of the sexual dimensions of White’s texts, this thesis argues that this is because the sexual politics that White articulates are inherently ambiguous: the closeted aesthetic that White deploys articulates a crisis of representation that is central to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164284
DOI: 10.25911/5d19e16e58654

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