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The Resource Walking Shadows : Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era

Walking Shadows : Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era

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Walking Shadows : Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era
Title
Walking Shadows
Title remainder
Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Walking Shadows focuses on the American fantastic and the American grotesque, attempting in this manner for the first time to establish an overview of and a theoretical approach to two literary modes that have often been regarded as essential to an understanding of the American cultural canon
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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Johansen, Ib
Dewey number
770.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
TR653
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Costerus New Series
Series volume
211
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  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American
  • Grotesque in literature
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  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American
  • Grotesque in literature
Label
Walking Shadows : Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Walking Shadows: Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- In the Realm of Theory -- Introduction: Theorizing the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque -- Chapter 1: Todorov, Bakhtin, and Other Theorists -- Nineteenth-century Phantasmagorias -- Chapter 2: Rip Van Winkle's Fall into History: Framing Washington Irving's Tale -- Chapter 3: Wrestling with God in the Devil's Territories: Hawthorne and the Fantastic -- Chapter 4: The Crowing of the Cock: Melville's Fantastic Turn in "Cock-A-Doodle-Doo!" -- Chapter 5: Convoluted Spaces: The Carnivalesque-Grotesque in Edgar Allan Poe's "King Pest" -- Chapter 6: The Apocalyptic-Grotesque in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" -- Chapter 7: In the Empire of Signs: Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" and the Pure Fantastic -- Spectral America(s) -- Chapter 8: Spectres of America: Ghostliness in Henry James' The Turn of the Screw -- Chapter 9: Commemorating the Black and Angry Dead in Toni Morrison's Beloved -- From Modernism to Postmodernism -- Chapter 10: Modernism and Its Discontents: H.P. Lovecraft's Poetics of Horror -- Chapter 11: On the Byways of Modernism: Nathanael West and Patricia Highsmith -- Chapter 12: Inside the American Nightmare: Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho and Its Cultural Context -- Chapter 13: Bret Easton Ellis as an Example of Postmodernist Fiction, the Film Medium and Its Side-Effects -- Chapter 14: The Incredible Lightness of Being -- Epilogue -- Chapter 15: Epilogue: Conclusions -- Appendix on Shadows -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
919875619
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (512)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004303713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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826381
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)919875619
Label
Walking Shadows : Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Walking Shadows: Reflections on the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque from Washington Irving to the Postmodern Era -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- In the Realm of Theory -- Introduction: Theorizing the American Fantastic and the American Grotesque -- Chapter 1: Todorov, Bakhtin, and Other Theorists -- Nineteenth-century Phantasmagorias -- Chapter 2: Rip Van Winkle's Fall into History: Framing Washington Irving's Tale -- Chapter 3: Wrestling with God in the Devil's Territories: Hawthorne and the Fantastic -- Chapter 4: The Crowing of the Cock: Melville's Fantastic Turn in "Cock-A-Doodle-Doo!" -- Chapter 5: Convoluted Spaces: The Carnivalesque-Grotesque in Edgar Allan Poe's "King Pest" -- Chapter 6: The Apocalyptic-Grotesque in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" -- Chapter 7: In the Empire of Signs: Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" and the Pure Fantastic -- Spectral America(s) -- Chapter 8: Spectres of America: Ghostliness in Henry James' The Turn of the Screw -- Chapter 9: Commemorating the Black and Angry Dead in Toni Morrison's Beloved -- From Modernism to Postmodernism -- Chapter 10: Modernism and Its Discontents: H.P. Lovecraft's Poetics of Horror -- Chapter 11: On the Byways of Modernism: Nathanael West and Patricia Highsmith -- Chapter 12: Inside the American Nightmare: Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho and Its Cultural Context -- Chapter 13: Bret Easton Ellis as an Example of Postmodernist Fiction, the Film Medium and Its Side-Effects -- Chapter 14: The Incredible Lightness of Being -- Epilogue -- Chapter 15: Epilogue: Conclusions -- Appendix on Shadows -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
919875619
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (512)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004303713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
826381
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)919875619

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