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The Last Slave Ship: A Practice-Led Exploration, Via The Production Of A Literary Artefact, Into The Possibility Of Harnessing Tonal Signifier Texts To Make A Creative Intervention Into The Cultural Amnesia Surrounding Liverpool's Slaving Past: Exegesis And The Last Slave Ship: Phd Core Creative Text, Martin Edward Chatterton Jan 2017

The Last Slave Ship: A Practice-Led Exploration, Via The Production Of A Literary Artefact, Into The Possibility Of Harnessing Tonal Signifier Texts To Make A Creative Intervention Into The Cultural Amnesia Surrounding Liverpool's Slaving Past: Exegesis And The Last Slave Ship: Phd Core Creative Text, Martin Edward Chatterton

Theses

Liverpool’s pivotal role in the Atlantic Slave Trade has become dessicated through musealisation, and a dominant white identity; a situation which has resulted in the marginalisation of Liverpool’s black population. This thesis is a practice-led exploration into harnessing tonal signifier texts to make a creative intervention into the cultural amnesia surrounding Liverpool’s slaving past. The thesis attempts to suggest an alternate discourse by translating Antony Gormley’s “things which cannot be articulated” into a novel, referencing the politics of civil disobedience, micro nationhood, identity, memory, and texts that engage with Machery’s “ideological necessity” of silence.


The Story Of Rose Bower : Exegesis, Iris Curteis Jan 2011

The Story Of Rose Bower : Exegesis, Iris Curteis

Theses

This thesis is grounded in creative arts practice, in particular, in creative writing and storytelling. My choice of creative arts practice as a methodology is consistent with my desire to not only theoretically discuss creativity in relation to abuse, community resilience, and social responsibility, but to demonstrate the efficacy of art, presented here in the form of the novel, Watermarks and in the reflection on how creative practices, in particular oral storytelling, contribute to lasting social change as shown in the Exegesis, The Story of Rose Bower.