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|Title:||The museum of paper and wires.|
|School/Discipline:||School of Humanities : English|
|Abstract:||The Museum of Paper and Wires is a novel exploring the ways in which loss, absence and trauma manifest in the lives of two young men living in Adelaide. The novel deals with issues of exile, loss, relocation and the burden of history, drawing heavily on modern technologies – e-mail or text messages, online gaming and Google searches. Using a fragmented narrative of documents and memories, it pieces together an impossible friendship between two young men. The accompanying exegesis examines contemporary refugee fiction, focusing on the difficulties and challenges of telling such stories and the conflicts that arise when attempting to recreate the refugee plight through fiction writing. It includes a discussion of my own creative and research processes as these relate to development of the novel.|
Edmonds, Phillip Winston
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, School of Humanities, 2009|
|Keywords:||refugees; Adelaide; genocide; creative writing; novel|
|Provenance:||Part 1 [Novel]: The museum of paper and wires --Part 2 [Exegesis]: Reading and writing refugee fiction.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Research Theses|
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