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Gothic dissections in film and literature : the body in parts

Author: Ian Conrich; Laura Sedgwick
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Series: Palgrave gothic series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book-length study to systematically and theoretically analyse the use and representation of individual body parts in Gothic fiction. Moving between filmic and literary texts and across the body--from the brain, hair and teeth, to hands, skin and the stomach--this book engages in unique readings by foregrounding a diversity of global representations. Building on scholarly work on the 'Gothic body'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Conrich, Ian.
Gothic Dissections in Film and Literature : The Body in Parts.
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Conrich; Laura Sedgwick
ISBN: 9781137303585 1137303581 1137303573 9781137303578
OCLC Number: 1012343189
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Brain --
3. Head and Face --
4. Eyes --
5. Ears and Nose --
6. Teeth --
7. The Tongue, Mouth, and Lips --
8. Hair and Fingernails --
9. Hands --
10. Feet and Limbs --
11. Bones --
12. Skin --
13. The Heart --
14. Genitalia --
15. The Uterus --
16. The Stomach, Intestines, and the Anus --
17. Epilogue.
Series Title: Palgrave gothic series.
Responsibility: Ian Conrich, Laura Sedgwick.

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This is the first book-length study to systematically and theoretically analyse the use and representation of individual body parts in Gothic fiction.  Read more...

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