Master of Arts (MA)
Shelton, Carol R.
Looking at short story collections by Z.Z. Packer, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Mary Gaitskill, this work explores the protagonists' development of identity in relation to others. Using relational psychoanalysis as a theoretical base, this thesis probes the tension between involvement in community and maintaining individuality.
Howe, Katy A., "Isolation and Community in Short Story Collections by Z.Z. Packer, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Mary Gaitskill" (2006). Master's Theses, Dissertations and Graduate Research Overview. Paper 5.
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