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This paper discusses the trope of monstrosity ... in relation to characterisation and intertextuality in particular. Protagonist Emily Wilkes is seen as an American communist whose infatuation with American riches leads to her downfall. She is discussed as pure id, unrestrained and unconventional, and increasingly mad.' (Author's abstract)

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    y Australian Studies vol. 18 no. 2 Winter 2003 Z1289544 2003 periodical issue Papers from the BASA Conference 2002, University of Surrey. Desire: Australian Aspirations 2003 pg. 23-34
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