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The people’s princess: Grayson Perry and English cultural identity

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This thesis will consider the art and persona of Grayson Perry in relation to ideas of national identity. In particular, it will argue that Perry has been occupied with ideas of class and national identity throughout his career, but that these underlying concerns have often been subsumed, or obfuscated, by the foregrounding of other more obvious aspects of his work, such as his transvestism. At the centre of this thesis is the argument that Perry’s vision of England, and the purportedly ambiv...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Author
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Department:
University of Oxford
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Supervisor, Author
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Department:
University of Oxford
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Examiner, Author
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Department:
University of York
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Author, Examiner
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Usher Cunningham Studentship More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2016-06-27

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