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“On Sundays the Forgotten Comes”

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter begins to discuss issues of Holocaust remembrance in Germany through a close reading of the poem “Zoon Politikon” by Marie Luise Kaschnitz. This poem describes how the forgotten memories ... More


Gothic Death 1740-1914: A Literary History

Andrew Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719088414
eISBN:
9781526115256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The focus in this book is on how the dead and dying were represented in Gothic texts between 1740 and 1914-between Graveyard poetry and the mass death occasioned by the First World War. The corpse ... More


Ghost Stories from the Uncanny Valley: Androids, Souls, and the Future of Being Haunted

Tok Thompson

in Posthuman Folklore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825087
eISBN:
9781496825131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825087.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter proposes that we will soon find ourselves haunted by the ghosts of androids. Although ghost stories have been centrally studied throughout the history of the discipline of Folklore ... More


Conclusion: The City Doesn’t Have a Future

Andrew Alan Johnson

in Ghosts of the New City: Spirits, Urbanity, and the Ruins of Progress in Chiang Mai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839390
eISBN:
9780824868437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839390.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When seen in light of the long history of center-oriented, charismatic space, the Northern Thai culture industry, especially that seeking to revitalize the city, is re-enacting the theater state, ... More


Deep Cuts: Gothic Concepts and Identities

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the presence of Female Gothic concepts and identity positions in Misty. It focuses on the abject, the grotesque and the uncanny and discusses the ways in which these are ... More


Darkroom Readings: Scenes of Maternal Photography

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' gloss on Charles Clifford's nineteenth-century photograph “Alhambra” in Camera Lucida and explores how, via this image, Barthes conjures up an alternative model ... More


The Enemy Within

Phillip Cole

in The Myth of Evil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622009
eISBN:
9780748671908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622009.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the insights of psychoanalytic theory in understanding the idea of evil. It begins by exploring the narrative of fear within Gothic literature, where we are terrified of what we ... More


Queer Scottish Gothic

Kate Turner

in Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474408196
eISBN:
9781474434508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408196.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter’s analysis of queer Scottish Gothic originates from a simple observation: there is a large and coherent scholarship on queer Gothic and Scottish Gothic respectively; however, there is ... More


Freud's Mahābhārata

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878337
eISBN:
9780190878368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878337.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

This book has a three-part structure, with the first and last chapters being the first and third parts, respectively. Chapter 1 examines Freud’s essay “The ‘Uncanny,’ ” and works back from it to the ... More


‘You don’t know what Hugo’s capable of’

Jez Conolly and David Owain Bates

in Dead of Night

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993238437
eISBN:
9781800341968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993238437.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies Dead of Night's most potent and well-remembered story, ‘Ventriloquist's Dummy’ directed by Alberto Cavalcanti. The peculiar three-way relationship between the ventriloquist ... More


Copying

Andrew Piper

in Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226669724
eISBN:
9780226669748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669748.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the imaginative possibility that something stayed the same and that this sameness was seen as juridically and aesthetically legitimate to the collected edition's rise in ... More


You have been saved: digital memory and salvation

Stephen Curtis

in Monstrous media/spectral subjects: Imaging gothic fictions from the nineteenth century to the present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089770
eISBN:
9781781708651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089770.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the overdetermined word ‘save’ – tracing its shifts from notions of salvation and paradise through to its contemporary meaning of ‘store’. This shift is not without anxiety, and ... More


Return, Repetition, and Other Ambivalent Impulses

Daniel Marrone

in Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Beginning with Zygmunt Bauman’s account of ambivalence – which depends on the “master-opposition” between inside and outside – this chapter delineates the relation of ambivalence to modernity and ... More


Uncanny Repetitions: Freud, Hoffmann, and the Death-Work

John Fletcher

in Freud and the Scene of Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254590
eISBN:
9780823260973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254590.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Twelve considers Freud’s 1919 essay “The Uncanny” contemporary with the incubation of the emergent concepts of the Death Instinct and the Superego. It locates these in the motifs of the ... More


Uncanny Hybridity into Neocolonialism

Lawrence Durrell

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Taking stock of the apparent signifiers of cosmopolitanism in Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, the chapter elicits the way the text projects them as a menace to a (would-be) sovereign, and ... More


La niña santa: horror, ambivalence, femininity

Deborah Martin

in The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090349
eISBN:
9781526109606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090349.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 focuses on Martel’s second feature, La niña santa, a film which depicts the anxious construction of hard-and-fast boundaries between right and wrong, good and evil, beauty and horror, ... More


Afterdeath and the Bollywood Gothic noir

Vijay Mishra

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter maps the received tradition of the Gothic on to the Bollywood Gothic noir. The tradition, it is argued, as it comes to India, is mediated by both the literary Gothic and the pervasive ... More


Feeling ‘Like a Work-Girl’: Class, Intimacy and Alienation in ‘The Garden Party’

Rebecca Thorndike-Breeze

in Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This essay argues that ‘The Garden Party’ confronts us with the uncanny intimacy and alienation created by class relations in the upper-middle-class household at the turn of the century. The ... More


Introduction: Tracing the Modern Gothic

Sam Wiseman

in Locating the Gothic in British Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954897
eISBN:
9781789623659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954897.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introduction situates the project within existing scholarship on the Gothic, modernity, and the British landscape. It stresses that the book can be differentiated from other studies of Gothic ... More


The Old Subconscious Trail of Dread: Shadows, Animism, and Re-Emergence in the Rural World

Sam Wiseman

in Locating the Gothic in British Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954897
eISBN:
9781789623659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954897.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores links, in terms of imagery, symbolism, theme, and form, that exist between a range of rural-set texts spanning the period from the fin de siècle to the First World War. It ... More


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