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Canadian gothic : literature, history, and the spectre of self-invention / Cynthia Sugars ; typeset in Wales by Eira Fenn Gaunt.

Author/Creator:
Sugars, Cynthia.
Publication:
Cardiff, Wales : University of Wales Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (305 p.)
Series:
Gothic literary studies.
Gothic Literary Studies
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Subjects:
Gothic revival (Literature) -- Canada.
Canadian literature -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Focusing on the ways that Canadian writers turned to the Gothic for its vitalising rather than unsettling potential, this volume offers an important reconsideration of the Gothic legacy in Canada.
Contents:
Cover; Acknowledgements; Introduction:Settled Unsettlement; or, Familiarizing the Uncanny; 1 Here There Be Monsters: Wilderness Gothic and Psychic Projection; 2 Haunted by a Lack of Ghosts: Gothic Absence and Settler Melancholy; 3 French-Canadian Gothic: Excess as Emplacement; 4 Local Familiars: Gothic Infusion and Settler Indigenization; 5 Playing fort da with History: Settler Postcolonial Gothic; 6 Strangers Within: Unsettling the Canadian Gothic; 7 Indigenous Ghost-Dancing: At Home on Native Land; Conclusion: The Spectre of Self-Invention; Notes; Works Cited; Index; Back Cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 10, 2014).
Contributor:
Gaunt, Eira Fenn.
ISBN:
1-78316-000-4
OCLC:
870951025