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Corporate Ingression - A New Approach to Contemporary Anglophone Postcolonial Literature

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posted on 25.07.2018, 11:21 by LIANNE MARGARETHA VAN KRALINGEN
This research in literary and cultural studies has developed a new approach to reading postcolonial literature, named ‘corporate ingression.’ I have analysed three English literary texts by looking at how they explore the influence of corporate power over local communities worldwide and throughout time. Corporate ingression describes, firstly, how a major corporation can influence the social, economic and political structure of a community, and secondly, how it can influence the culture of such a society. In my research I show how this concept is relevant for analysing the communities and processes these novels explore.

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Principal supervisor

Susan Rachelle Kossew

Additional supervisor 1

Frank Schulze-Engler

Additional supervisor 2

Andrew Milner

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

School of Language, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

Additional Institution or Organisation

Goethe Universität

Course

Doctor of Philosophy (Joint award with Goethe University)

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Campus location

Australia

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

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