Xiaxia Zhang

Postgraduate Research Student

Thesis Title

Translingual Castro: Weird English and Hybrid Languages in the Fiction of Brian Castro

Supervisors

Summary

My research interests are diasporic literature, transnational literary cultures, and literary theory. My Ph.D. thesis explores the border-crossing literary practice in the fiction of a contemporary Australian writer Brian Castro, mainly focusing on the use of weird English and hybrid languages in his eleven novels.