The Resource Haints : American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions

Haints : American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions

Label
Haints : American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions
Title
Haints
Title remainder
American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Haints, Arthur Redding examines the work of contemporary American authors who draw on the gothic tradition in their fiction, not as frivolous or supernatural entertainments, but to explore and memorialize the ghosts of their heritage. Ghosts, Redding argues, serve as lasting witnesses to the legacies of slaves and indigenous peoples whose stories were lost in the remembrance or mistranslation of history. No matter how much Americans willingly or unwillingly repress the true history of their ancestry; their ghosts remain unburied and restless. Such authors as Toni Morrison and Leslie Ma
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 813.0873309
  • 813/.0873309
  • 813/.0873309
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.G45R43 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
A land without ghosts -- Haints and nation: ghosts and the narrative of national identity -- Memory, race, ethnicity, and violence -- Abandoning hope in American fiction: Catalogs of gothic catastrophe -- Conclusion: American innocence
Label
Haints : American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
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
Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Land Without Ghosts; 1: Haints and Nation: Ghosts and the Narrative of National Identity; 2: Memory, Race, Ethnicity, and Violence; 3: Abandoning Hope in American Fiction: Catalogs of Gothic Catastrophe; Conclusion: American Innocence; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn772845334
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385729
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b26058686
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772845334
  • pebcs081738572X

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