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Women and Domestic Space in Contemporary Gothic Narratives: The House as Subject

Andrew Hock Soon Ng
Format
Book
Published
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Language
English
Variant Title
House as subject
Series
Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies
ISBN
9781137536815, 1137536810
Contents
  • Introduction: the subject of the house in gothic narratives
  • Housing treachery. Angela Carter's The magic toyshop and love
  • Housing the unspeakable. Valerie Martin's Property and Toni Morrison's Beloved
  • Housing secret selves. William Friedkin's The exorcist and Roman Polanski's Repulsion
  • Housing melancholia. Alejandro Amenábar's The others and Juan A. Bayona's The orphanage
  • Conclusion: housing redemption. Janice Galloway's The trick is to keep breathing and Alison Bechdel's Fun home.
Description
xii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-231) and index.
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