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Textual Identity in Selected Novels by Philip Roth: Representation, Dissimulation, Creation
Název práce v češtině: Textuální identita ve vybraných románech Philipa Rotha: zpodobnění, skrývání a vytváření identity
Název v anglickém jazyce: Textual Identity in Selected Novels by Philip Roth: Representation, Dissimulation, Creation
Klíčová slova: Amerika, beletrie, diskurz, etika, identita, jinakost, performativita, židovství
Klíčová slova anglicky: America, discourse, ethics, fiction, identity, Jewishness, otherness, performativity, selfhood
Akademický rok vypsání: 2009/2010
Typ práce: bakalářská práce
Jazyk práce: angličtina
Ústav: Ústav anglofonních literatur a kultur (21-UALK)
Vedoucí / školitel: PhDr. Hana Ulmanová, Ph.D.
Řešitel: skrytý - zadáno a potvrzeno stud. odd.
Datum přihlášení: 08.11.2010
Datum zadání: 08.11.2010
Datum potvrzení stud. oddělením: 18.08.2011
Datum a čas obhajoby: 12.09.2011 00:00
Datum odevzdání elektronické podoby:17.08.2011
Datum odevzdání tištěné podoby:17.08.2011
Datum proběhlé obhajoby: 12.09.2011
Odevzdaná/finalizovaná: odevzdaná studentem a finalizovaná
Oponenti: prof. Mgr. Ondřej Pilný, Ph.D.
 
 
 
Zásady pro vypracování
On the basis of postmodern literary theories (Hutcheon, Butler, Levinas) and with a special emphasis on the Jewish dimension of the characters (Mamet, Roth – Reading Myself and Others), the thesis will analyse how some of Roth’s protagonists inherit, escape from, or construct their identities, from or in reaction to Jewish stereotypes. While the introduction is going to lay down the theoretical groundwork of the problem of identity in postmodern literature and culture,the individual chapters will be devoted to the detailed discussion of the different aspects of and textual strategies involved in the depiction of the chosen characters, the concluding passages will try to compare and/or contrast Philip Roth's approach to the given issues in the selected novels (Portnoy's Complaint, American Pastoral and The Human Stain).
Seznam odborné literatury
Secondary literature – works cited
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Hutcheon, Linda. A Poetics of Postmodernism: History, Theory, Fiction. London: Routledge, 1988. Print.
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Shechner, Mark. “Philip Roth.” Contemporary Jewish-American Novelists: A Bio-critical Sourcebook. Ed. by Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997. Print.
 
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