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The female fantastic : gendering the supernatural in the 1890s and 1920s

Author: Elizabeth McCormick; Jennifer Mitchell; Rebecca Soares
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. ©2019
Series: Among the Victorians and modernists, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains essays from international scholars covering a wide range of topics, including werewolves, mummies, fairies, devils, time travel, ghosts, haunted spaces and objects, race, gender, queerness, monstrosity, madness, incest, empire, medicine and science.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth McCormick; Jennifer Mitchell; Rebecca Soares
ISBN: 0815364024 9780815364023
OCLC Number: 1019747841
Description: xliv, 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Toward a Female FantasticRebecca D. Soares, Lizzie Harris McCormick, and Jennifer MitchellSection 1:1. Rubbish, Treasure, Litter, Tatters: Fantastic Objects in ContextJill Galvan2. Framing the Female Narrative: Subversive Ghost Storytelling in Works by Margaret Oliphant, Vernon Lee, and Edith NesbitAnne DeLong 3. Monstrous Femininity and Objectified Masculinity in Daphne du Maurier's "The Doll" Donna Mitchell4. Uncanny Mediums: Haunted Radio, Supernaturally Intuitive Women, and Agatha Christie's "Wireless"Julia Panko5. Buyer Beware: Haunted Objects in the Supernatural Tales of Margery LawrenceMelissa EdmundsonSection 2:Profoundly and Irresolvably Political: Fantastic SpacesLuke Thurston1. Female Desire, Colonial Ireland, and the "limits of the possible" in E. x. Somerville and Martin Ross's The Silver FoxAnne Jamison 2. The Haunting House in Elizabeth Bowen's "The Shadowy Third"Celine Magot3. Faerie Fruit and the Queer Codes of Feminist High Fantasy: Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope MirrleesJean MillsSection 3:The Fantastic and the Modern Female Experience: Fantastic PeopleScott Rogers1. Marie Corelli's Ziska and Fantastic FeminismMary Clai Jones2. The Fantastic and the Woman Question in Edith Nesbit's Male Gothic Stories Andrew Hock Soon Ng 3. Fantastic Transformations: Queer Desires and "Uncanny Time" in Work by Radclyffe Hall and Virginia WoolfJennifer Mitchell4. "To find my real friends I have to travel a long way": Queer Time Travel in Katharine Burdekin's Speculative FictionElizabeth EnglishSection 4:Invitation to Dissidence: Fantastic CreaturesJessica DeCoux1. Rewriting the Romantic Satan: The Sorrows and Cynicism of Marie Corelli Colleen Morrissey2. Beauty is the Beast: Shapeshifting, Suffrage, and Sexuality in Clemence Housman's The Were-wolf and Aino Kallas's The Wolf's Bride Lizzie Harris McCormick3. The Doctor Treats the Ten-Breasted Monster: Medicine, the Fantastic Body, and Ideological Abuse in Djuna Barnes's RyderKate Schnur
Series Title: Among the Victorians and modernists, 11.
Responsibility: edited by Lizzie Harris McCormick, Jennifer Mitchell, and Rebecca Soares.

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