9.6 C
Manchester
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Home 2018

Archives

This study will examine the emergence of a fragile, schizoid male subjectivity in American Gothic literature whose presence in domestic, or quasi-domestic, settings results in that setting becoming sentient, mutating, moving, expanding and contracting to torment the character until death or expulsion is forced upon him. At the core of my research will be Stephen King's The Shining, Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves and Steve Rasnic Tem's Deadfall Hotel. I will be referencing the works of Derrida, R.D. Laing, Foucault, Badiou and Bachelard to identify the reasons for the development of this narrative trope from the 1970s and its proliferation post-2000 and explore the contemporary anxieties of the American male it represents.

PLEASE NOTE

Postgraduate Profiles are searchable by any name and/or term using the 'GENERAL SEARCH' box below as well as through the 'RESEARCH KEYWORDS' used by PGRs across individual profiles. The larger the size of a specific terms in the list below the more PGRS that use it.


GENERAL SEARCH