The dictator. (c2008)

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dc.contributor.author Abou Alwan, Raghida Ibrahim
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-21T11:59:58Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-21T11:59:58Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2011-10-21
dc.date.submitted 2008-02-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/851
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 69-72). en_US
dc.description.abstract This study tries to demonstrate how the image of the dictator is an image that has haunted mankind throughout history, regardless of geographic, national, ethnic and cultural differences. In a framework of globalization, this subject can be of interest to scholars in order to see if the image of the dictator is indeed a global image. This thesis tends to examine this theory through a comparative study two literary works that belong to different societies, cultures and times; one is The Comedians by Graham Greene and the other is 'Aw by Ibrahim Nasrallah. Moreover, this study tries to show that literary devices encrypted in these two novels with an image of a dictator as primary protagonist, authentically represent an original human reality that in a culture of social and political suppression, would otherwise never be revealed. By applying Marxist, structuralist and post-structuralist approaches to these novels, this claim is being further supported. The problematic issue that this thesis seeks an answer for is the following: does such a comparative study of literature provide a sufficient answer the above questions regarding the image of the dictator in human perception? en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Greene, Graham -- 1904-1991 -- Political and social views en_US
dc.subject Nasr Allah, Ibrahim -- Political and social views en_US
dc.subject Dictators in literature en_US
dc.subject Comparative literature -- English and Arabic en_US
dc.subject Politics in literature en_US
dc.subject Greene, Graham -- 1904-1991 -- Comedians en_US
dc.subject Nasr Allah, Ibrahim -- Aw en_US
dc.title The dictator. (c2008) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.title.subtitle A cross cultural image : the case of Graham Green and Ibrahim Nasrallah en_US
dc.term.submitted Fall en_US
dc.author.degree MA in Comparative Literature en_US
dc.author.school Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.author.woa OA en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 bound copy: 72 leaves; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.division Comparative Literature en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2008.29 en_US
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US

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