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Voicing the generational disruption experienced by the post-55-year-old and older women in contemporary Australian society through a creative narrative influenced by the literary genre of Magic Realism

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posted on 2019-05-13, 00:00 authored by Gail Forrer
This research considered generational social changes and their effect on the post-55--year-old Australian woman, and explored whether this re-established order of society required a shift in conventional story-telling. The project has contributed to an understanding of how deep social change both accelerates and deconstructs lifestyles.



Central Queensland University

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Professor Donna Lee Brien ; Professor Judith Brown

Thesis Type

  • Master's by Research Thesis

Thesis Format

  • Traditional