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dc.contributor.advisorMeihuizen, N.T.C.
dc.contributor.advisorWenzel, M.J.
dc.contributor.authorConradie, Pieter Willem
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-19T10:12:09Z
dc.date.available2016-07-19T10:12:09Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/17997
dc.descriptionMA (English), North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2016en_US
dc.description.abstractPeter Carey’s novel Illywhacker (1985) contains an example of an Australian trickster figure, who serves as a model of the trickster’s continual appearance in contemporary literature as a vehicle for the shadow archetype of the collective unconscious. This figure can be approached academically through multiple perspectives, such as picaresque criticism, postmodernism, magic realism, postcolonialism, deconstructionism, and new historicism. While taking into account the wide-ranging scope of these various approaches to Illywhacker, this dissertation sees the novel as particularly suited to a Jungian reading, and thus offers an alternative approach to previous ones. It tries to show the relevance of Jung’s interpretation of the trickster, as part of an ongoing investigation of literary figures who might be seen as tricksters. The trickster is an important character type in literature, and in Illywhacker he may be considered to have a therapeutically archetypal function, which is to inspire individuation. Through the trickster’s therapeutic function the reader as ego-bound individual may become conscious of feeling-toned complexes that have been repressed and subsumed into the shadow of the personal unconscious.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherNorth-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campusen_US
dc.subjectArchetypeen_US
dc.subjectCollective unconsciousen_US
dc.subjectComplexen_US
dc.subjectEgoen_US
dc.subjectDeconstructionismen_US
dc.subjectHistoricismen_US
dc.subjectIllywhackeren_US
dc.subjectIndividuationen_US
dc.subjectJungian analysisen_US
dc.subjectMagic realismen_US
dc.subjectPersonal unconsciousen_US
dc.subjectPicaresqueen_US
dc.subjectPost-Jungian criticismen_US
dc.subjectPostcolonialismen_US
dc.subjectPostmodernismen_US
dc.subjectSelfen_US
dc.subjectShadowen_US
dc.subjectTherapeutic effecten_US
dc.subjectTricksteren_US
dc.subjectArgetipeen_US
dc.subjectBedrieëren_US
dc.subjectDekonstruksieen_US
dc.subjectHistorismeen_US
dc.subjectillywhackeren_US
dc.subjectIndividuasieen_US
dc.subjectJungiaanse analiseen_US
dc.subjectKollektiewe onderbewussynen_US
dc.subjectKompleksen_US
dc.subjectMagiese realismeen_US
dc.subjectPersoonlike onderbewussynen_US
dc.subjectPikaresken_US
dc.subjectPost-Jungiaanse kritieken_US
dc.subjectPostkolonialismeen_US
dc.subjectPostmodernismeen_US
dc.subjectSkaduen_US
dc.subjectSkelmen_US
dc.subjectTerapeutiese effeken_US
dc.subjectTrieksteren_US
dc.titleThe trickster in postmodern literature with special reference to Peter Carey's novel Illywhackeren_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.thesistypeMastersen_US


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