Skip navigation
Skip navigation

'Waiting for the Regent': A Dissertation and Epistolary Novel

Yu, Chung-Yen


This dual critical/creative thesis examines the impact of martial law on transgenerational memory in post-WWII Taiwan. Through an intense focus on the symptoms of memories as well as their repression, I argue that collective remembrances of Taiwanese people in the post-war period must be studied alongside their collective amnesia, after the end of a regime that coerced its citizens into forgetting. The critical component examines the core issue of amnesia through the lens of two fictional...[Show more]

CollectionsRestricted Theses
Date published: 2022
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/69D8-MR05
Embargoed until: 2023-08-10


File Description SizeFormat Image
Waiting for the Regent_revised.pdfThesis Material1.73 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator