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A Study of the Images of Campus Intellectuals in David Lodge’s Novels

Author WangZuoZuo
Tutor ZhaoJianJun
School Jiangnan University
Course Comparative Literature and World Literature
Keywords David Lodge Campus intellectuals Image Study
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Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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David Lodge is a contemporary British literary the distinguished campus fiction writers, by virtue of his keen insight of the Western intelligentsia survival situation, creating a series of novels intellectuals. Rocky shape is different from the traditional image of intellectuals in previous novels gallery a group of campus life in the contemporary college system intellectuals, they are showing the times in which the living environment, behavior or living habits characteristics , is a more professional groups. Rocky seems contemporary intellectuals is regretfully College life remodeling, this even includes remodeling disarmed of their mental state of self-imposed exile. This article is intended to combine the the Western intellectuals theory and writer I intellectuals view, anatomy start of the campus intellectuals in the Rocky campus Trilogy image from the spiritual level, to explore the universal significance of contemporary campus intellectuals spirit of declining issues. The paper consists of three parts of the introduction, body and conclusion. The body is divided into four chapters. Start the first chapter from the etymology of \elapsed since the mid-century academia hot \and ideological landscape. Second to three chapters focus on \the image of the landslide process, especially on campus intellectuals retreat into the private sphere of life, due to the absence of the elite consciousness, and Since this absence spirit world indulge in worldly joy barren to elaborate this argument campus knowledge Implications of molecules historical value has been completely digested, they have degenerated into a loss of critical consciousness and the ideal pursuit groups. Finally, the fourth chapter, mainly through the Rocky shape campus intellectuals Law porphyrite image mining the writers imagine Construction ideal image of intellectuals, who has a positive value tendency campus intellectuals, out of the academic ivory tower to participate in public affairs, become a social mission and human feelings \Campus intellectuals image Rocky novel, the topic is to explore the kind of criticism, resides intellectuals who go beyond thinking of contemporary intellectuals career, identity and inner spirit, the spirit, as long as this deep immortal spirit, and intellectuals will also eternal.

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