The Resource But in the night we are all the same, by Sally Hartin-Young, (electronic resource)

But in the night we are all the same, by Sally Hartin-Young, (electronic resource)

Label
But in the night we are all the same
Title
But in the night we are all the same
Statement of responsibility
by Sally Hartin-Young
Creator
Contributor
Thesis advisor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
But In the Night We Are All the Same, a critical dystopian novel, explores the creation and perpetuation of power structures, gender identity, and desire. The protagonist, Lemon, is a member of the oppressed class. She lives in a nameless city where she and her peers are kept endlessly alive by "hospital machines," a technology that cures every illness and prolongs life. The ruling group (the Those That) uses mindcontrol technologies known as noodles and stroodles to compel the oppressed class to buy the items they see advertised and to make them perform various violent, sexual and degrading acts for the Those That's amusement. Although the people of the city dislike aspects of their lives, most worship and admire the Those That as much as they fear them. Lemon's partner and love interest Astrix, once a member of the Those That, has had his memory erased and must struggle to find out his identity and to come to terms with who he is once he remembers his past. Lemon and Astrix help each other to resist and to determine their identities. Like other modern dystopian novels, this one focuses on an individual's struggle to resist the society and ends with a hopeful conclusion that shows that a better society can exist in the future. Additionally, this novel uses a female protagonist to illustrate the ways in which a person can be oppressed in both gender-specific and non-gender-specific ways. It also illustrates the power structures that lie beneath social systems, and examines how people's desires can be manipulated into a form of social control
Cataloging source
MUU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hartin-Young, Sally
Degree
Ph. D.
Dissertation year
2004.
Granting institution
University of Missouri-Columbia
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Trudy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gender identity
  • Desire
  • Control (Psychology)
Target audience
specialized
Label
But in the night we are all the same, by Sally Hartin-Young, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The entire dissertation/thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file (which also appears in the research.pdf); a non-technical general description, or public abstract, appears in the public.pdf file
  • Title from title screen of research.pdf file viewed on (June 28, 2006)
  • Vita
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
70204322
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
But in the night we are all the same, by Sally Hartin-Young, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • The entire dissertation/thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file (which also appears in the research.pdf); a non-technical general description, or public abstract, appears in the public.pdf file
  • Title from title screen of research.pdf file viewed on (June 28, 2006)
  • Vita
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
70204322
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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