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Tropical Gothic in Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Justin D. Edwards, Sandra G.T. Vasconcelos
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Tropical Gothic examines Gothic within a specific geographical area of ‘the South’ of the Americas. In so doing, we structure the book around geographical coordinates (from North to South) and move between various national traditions of the gothic (Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, etc) alongside regional manifestations of the Gothic (the US
Latin American Gothic in Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Sandra Casanova-Vizcaíno, Inés Ordiz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the Gothic mode as it appears in the literature, visual arts, and culture of different areas of Latin America. Focusing on works from authors in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, the Andes, Brazil, and the Southern Cone, the essays in this volume illuminate the existence of native
A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Sherri L. Brown, Carol Senf, Ellen J. Stockstill
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Gothic began as a designation for barbarian tribes, was associated with the cathedrals of the High Middle Ages, was used to describe a marginalized literature in the late eighteenth century, and continues today in a variety of forms (literature, film, graphic novel, video games, and other narrative and artistic
Doubles and Hybrids in Latin American Gothic
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Antonio Alcalá González, Ilse Marie Bussing López
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Doubles and Hybrids in Latin American Gothic focuses on a recurrent motif that is fundamental in the Gothic—the double. This volume explores how this ancient notion acquires tremendous force in a region, Latin America, which is itself defined by duplicity (indigenous/European, autochthonous religions/Catholic). Despite this duplicity and at the same
The Comic Imagination in Modern African Literature and Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Maik Nwosu
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is a seminal study that significantly expands the interdisciplinary discourse on African literature and cinema by exploring Africa’s under-visited carnivalesque poetics of laughter. Focusing on modern African literature as well as contemporary African cinema, particularly the direct-to-video Nigerian film industry known as Nollywood, the book examines the often-neglected