The Queer Uncanny: New Perspectives on the Gothic (Gothic Literary Studies) (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The Queer Uncanny: New Perspectives on the Gothic (Gothic Literary Studies)

Author: Paulina Palmer
Publisher: University of Wales Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This volume investigates the roles played by the concept of the uncanny, as defined by Sigmund Freud and other theorists, in the representation of lesbian and male gay sexualities and transgender in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Queer Uncanny: New Perspectives on the Gothic (Gothic Literary Studies)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paulina Palmer
OCLC Number: 941527916
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION: QUEERING THE UNCANNY CHAPTER 2 - SECRETS AND THEIR DISCLOSURE 1 Secrets and sexuality 2 New approaches to the coming out novel 3 Double secrets: AIDS narratives 4 History/ mystery CHAPTER 3 - QUEER SPECTRALITY 1 Spectral fictions 2 Ghost stories and queer hauntings 3 The phantom-text 4 Transgender doubles CHAPTER 4 - PLACE AND SPACE 1 Theoretical approaches 2 The haunted house 3 Uncanny cities 4 Ritual and ceremony CHAPTER 5 - MONSTROUS OTHERS 1 Hybridity and border-crossing 2 Demons and robots 3 Carnivalesque fantasies

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Palmer's argument is clear: the uncanny has provided fertile ground for writers attempting to negotiate the intricacies of the queer experience. For that reason, The New Uncanny is not only an Read more...

 
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