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Posthuman Female Identities and Cyborg Alices in Orphan Black
(Hacattepe Üniversitesi, 2019)
This article scrutinizes the reception of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871) in the television series Orphan Black (2013-2017) through the lenses of posthuman and ...
Doris Lessing’in "To Room Nineteen" ("19 Numaralı Oda’ya") Öyküsünde Öznel Bireyselliğin Ölümü
(İstanbul Üniversitesi Yayınevi, 2012-03-20)
In Doris Lessing’s short story “To Room Nineteen,” published in her collection of tales titled A Man and Two Women (1963), when Susan Rawlings, a middle-aged woman, married with four children, starts questioning her marriage ...
The Helmholtz, the Doctor, the Minotaur, and the Labyrinth
(The Mythopoeic Society, 2016)
Victor Pelevin's The Helmet of Horror and Toby Whithouse's Doctor Who episode "The God Complex" are both retellings of the classical myth of the Minotaur and the labyrinth of Crete. Both retellings, each serving as a ...
Mythology moe-ified: classical witches, warriors, and monsters in Japanese manga
(Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2019-01-17)
Brave New Words: Theatre as Magic in "The Shakespeare Code"
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2014-05-16)
BBC's cult classic TV series Doctor Who's season 3 episode 2 titled "The Shakespeare Code" draws a canonical link from William Shakespeare's plays to fantasy fiction and science fiction to the extent of making the bard ...
Spinning a Thread of One's Own from Homer to Atwood
This chapter discusses how Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad as a continuation of Homer's The Odyssey uses gender as a means to subvert the male-forged myths of masculinity and femininity and offers Helen, Penelope, and the ...
The Battle of "Good" and Evil in Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Suicide Club"
In the story “The Suicide Club” Robert Louis Stevenson is dealing with the problem of masculinity in a decadent society in which males have completely lost the definition of traditional role of masculinity. That Stevenson ...
Kuralları Değiştirmek ve Gücü Paylaşmak: Vampir Avcısı Buffy’de Avcı Mitinin Yeniden Tanımlanışı [Changing the Rules and Sharing the Power: Redefining the Slayer Myth in Buffy the Vampire Slayer]
(İstanbul Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2012)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a seven-season TV series broadcasted between 1997-2003 and produced by Joss Whedon as a sequel to the film by the same title produced in 1992. It tells the adventures of Buffy, a high school ...
Yüzüklerin Efendisi: Kehanetler ve Yarı Gerçeklik [The Lord of the Rings: Prophecies and Half-Truths]
(İstanbul Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2006)
Tolkien asserts that fantasy does not ignore scientific reality but enables us to understand the empirical reality better. The prophecies in The Lord of the Rings, like fantasy, can only be understood through sharp and ...
The Penelopiad: Dislodging the Myth of Penelope as the Archetype of Faithful and Patient Wife
(Celal Bayar University Publications, 2010)
Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad, a retelling of Homer’s The Odyssey, is narrated by Penelope and the twelve maids. It aims at dislodging the traditional myth, which presents Penelope as the archetype of faithful and patient ...