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Magical genders: The gender(s) of witches in the historical imagination of Terry Pratchett's Discworld

Sinclair, L.ORCID: 0000-0003-1378-3668 (2015) Magical genders: The gender(s) of witches in the historical imagination of Terry Pratchett's Discworld. Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature, 33 (2). Article 4.

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Abstract

Fruitfully explores the similarities between Pratchett’s theory of narrative causality and the gender theories of Butler and Foucault; all deal with an urge to fit gender performance into an established story. Pratchett’s witches engage in a balancing act between the gender expectations of their society and their own quests for agency and power.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Mythopoeic Society
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/62800
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