|Appears in Collections:||Literature and Languages eTheses|
|Title:||The Phantom of the Opera: Prehistory, Birth and Afterlife|
|Authors:||Bell, Joseph James|
|Supervisor(s):||Townshend, Dr Dale|
|Publisher:||University of Stirling|
|Abstract:||This thesis aims to provide a critical account of Gaston Leroux’s Le Fantôme de l’Opéra (1910), which has become one of the most enduring and visible of modern myths. Leroux’s text discloses anxieties about a rapidly changing world, and these anxieties manifest themselves artistically in a simultaneous fascination and horror with the emerging episteme. Leroux’s story subsequently took on a life of its own in popular culture, yet, this thesis argues, many of these adaptations remain bound up in the same issues of futurity and dichotomies of masculinity, as well as concerns about the role of the artist in determining the values of his society.|
|Type:||Thesis or Dissertation|
|Affiliation:||School of Arts and Humanities|
Literature and Languages
|Bell thesis.pdf||1.51 MB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 1/1/2050 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependent on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.