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Title: Modernism's dislocated self: James Joyce & multiple personality
Author: Ko, Charles
ISNI:       0000 0000 6211 1655
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2008
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This thesis explores Joyce's lifelong questioning of subjectivity and language in terms of his work's largely overlooked context of multiple personality psychology, and parapsychology. Turn-of-the-century multiple personality encompassed a diverse set of pre-Freudian psychologies and discourses - hypnosis, hysteria, spiritualism, psychical research, psychopathology, and Gothic literature—constellated around the period's discovery of the unconscious and its unsettling vision of a psychically porous and multiplex self. These models of the mind—and the fears and fantasies attached to them— provide a context not only for the social and psychic reality in Joyce's fiction but also for the various procedures associated with his modernist assault on character and narrative.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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