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The Unnameable Monster in Literature and Film
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Maria Beville
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book visits the 'Thing' in its various manifestations as an unnameable monster in literature and film, reinforcing the idea that the very essence of the monster is its excess and its indeterminacy. Tied primarily to the artistic modes of the gothic, science fiction, and horror, the unnameable monster retains
Reconfiguring Human, Nonhuman and Posthuman in Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Sanna Karkulehto, Aino-Kaisa Koistinen, Essi Varis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-10 - Publisher: Routledge

The time has come for human cultures to seriously think, to severely conceptualize, and to earnestly fabulate about all the nonhuman critters we share our world with, and to consider how to strive for more ethical cohabitation. Reconfiguring Human, Nonhuman and Posthuman in Literature and Culture tackles this severe matter
Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Justin D. Edwards
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links between technologies and the proliferation
Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Miriam Wallraven
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden knowledge, while occult
Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Basuli Deb
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-13 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers a transnational feminist response to the gender politics of torture and terror from the viewpoint of populations of color who have come to be associated with acts of terror. Using the War on Terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, this book revisits other such racialized wars in Palestine,