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Anthony Giddens writes that self-identity is constructed by the individual from the details of her own life. The individual arranges these details into a reflexive understanding of self that both accounts for her present circumstances and orients her in the social world. This process is much...
The Aesthetics of the Three Obediences: Murasaki Shikibu and Asian Women's Responses to the Code of Feminine ConductDownload
Abstract All the three ancient sacred scriptures of Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism, the Laws of Manu, the Lotus Sutra and the Book of Rites, demonstrate that the three obediences were once the prescribed code of woman’s conduct for South and East Asian women, as follows: Her father protects...
This thesis examines Indigenous rhetorics of resistance from the Treaty Six negotiations in 1876 to the 1930s. Using methods from Comparative Literature and Indigenous literary studies, the thesis situates the rhetoric of northern Plains Indigenous peoples in the context of settler-colonial...