Is It Black and White? Portrayals of Mothers in Contemporary US American Novels
|Director of thesis||Prof Thomas Austenfeld|
|Co-director of thesis|
|Summary of thesis||
Through the lens of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s theory of intersectionality, character representations of mothers in contemporary US American novels are compared according to shared sexuality, gender identity, and socioeconomic status to demonstrate specific textual evidence of racial difference.
|Administrative delay for the defence||Summer 2025|