Focusing on identity and language in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s plays the grace of Mary traverse and the love of the nightingale

Other Title(s)

التركيز على الهوية و اللغة في مسرحيتي تيمبرلك و يرتنباكر "ذا جريس أوف ماري ترافيرس و ذا لف أوف ذا نايتنكل”

Dissertant

Jabr, Muhammad Majid Jabr

Thesis advisor

Mahamid, Muhammad

University

Middle East University

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department

Department of English

University Country

Jordan

Degree

Master

Degree Date

2020

English Abstract

This study aims at analyzing two selected plays, The Grace of Mary Traverse (1985) and The Love of The Nightingale (1988), of the contemporary British playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker.

It analyzes and discusses Wertenbaker’s focus on two crucial issues, language and female identity, in the aforementioned plays.

Furthermore, the study investigates the types of violence that Wertenbaker presents in the selective plays.

To achieve the aims of the study, the researcher choose two famous plays of Wertenbaker that deal with language and female identity related issues.

Results of the study reveal that the playwright has a real deep awareness in both language matters and female identity.

Moreover, the results show that Wertenbaker present the female identity as corrupted, suppressed, and oppressed.

In addition, the results clarify that there are two obvious types of violence, physical and psychological, and they are vividly presented in the two plays.

Main Topic

Literature

Topics

No. of Pages

61

Table of Contents

Table of contents.

Abstract.

Abstract in Arabic.

Chapter One : Introduction.

Chapter Two : Review of related literature.

Chapter Three : Methodology of the study.

Chapter Four : Discussion and analysis.

Chapter Five : Conclusion and recommendations.

References

American Psychological Association (APA)

Jabr, Muhammad Majid Jabr. (2020). Focusing on identity and language in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s plays the grace of Mary traverse and the love of the nightingale. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970890

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Jabr, Muhammad Majid Jabr. Focusing on identity and language in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s plays the grace of Mary traverse and the love of the nightingale. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University. (2020).
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970890

American Medical Association (AMA)

Jabr, Muhammad Majid Jabr. (2020). Focusing on identity and language in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s plays the grace of Mary traverse and the love of the nightingale. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970890

Language

English

Data Type

Arab Theses

Record ID

BIM-970890