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Trace, a novel and exegesis

Moor, Sarah Kathryn (2010) Trace, a novel and exegesis. Masters by Research by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

Trace concerns writing-walking and walking-writing. The multiple voices of both novel and exegesis assemble a rhizomic map of a walk and create a never-entirely-certain wandering look upon a woman walking, rather than a single cocksure gaze. Trace explores the aesthetics of Western walking literature and the various nostalgias inherent in that tradition. Trace wonders how lost a character can become on a walk and whether a walk is itself a kind of becoming. In the undefined liminal space where the urban bleeds into the rural, Trace challenges the singular perspective of the dominating gaze with a wandering look, which aims to make an original contribution to both the walk in literature and to exegetical form.

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ID Code: 32154
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research by Creative Works)
Supervisor: Olsson, Kristine& Bourke, Nicole
Keywords: writing, walking, looking text, path, gaze, nostalgia, non-place, map
Divisions: Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 11 May 2010 14:30
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2011 05:56

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