Gothic kinship

Gothic kinship

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ISBN-13: 9781526106919
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 11/14/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Agnes Andeweg is Lecturer in the Department of Literature and Art and Research Fellow at the Centre for Gender and Diversity at Maastricht University

Sue Zlosnik is Professor of Gothic Literature at Manchester Metropolitan University

Table of Contents

1. Introduction - Agnes Andeweg and Sue Zlosnik

2. Matriarchal picture identification in first-wave British Gothic fiction - Kamilla Elliott

3. 'Those most intimately concerned': the strength of chosen family in Elizabeth Gaskell's Gothic short fiction - Ardel Haefele-Thomas

4. The mad woman in the attic of Labuwangi: Couperus and colonial Gothic - Rosemarie Buikema

5. Seed from the east, seed from the west, which one will turn out best? The demonic adoptee in The Bad Seed (1954) - Elisabeth Wesseling

6. 'Children misbehaving in the walls!' or, Wes Craven's suburban family values - Bernice M. Murphy

7. Fathers, friends, and families: Gothic kinship in Stephen King's Pet Sematary - John Sears

8. Sisterhood is monstrous: Gothic imagery in Dutch feminist fiction - Agnes Andeweg

9. The political uncanny of the family: Patricia Duncker's The Deadly Space Between and The Civil Partnership Act - Anne Quéma

10. Violent households: the family destabilised in The Monk (1796), Zofloya, or the Moor (1818), and Her Fearful Symmetry (2009) - Joanne Watkiss

11. 'As much a family as anyone could be, anywhere ever': revisioning the family in Poppy Z. Brite's Lost Souls - William Hughes

12. Gothic half bloods: maternal kinship in Rowling's Harry Potter series - Ranita Chatterjee

13. 'They fuck you up' - revaluations of the family in contemporary British horror film: Steven Sheil's Mum & Dad - Johannes Schlegel

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