The gothic, postcolonialism and otherness : ghosts from elsewhere / Tabish Khair

Author(s): Khair, Tabish
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Subjects: Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English--History and criticism
Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American--History and criticism
Postcolonialism in literature
Racism in literature
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: vi, 198 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Pt. I. Introduction
The Gothic, Postcolonialism and Otherness
Pt. II. The Gothic and Otherness
1. Ghosts from the Colonies
2. The Devil and the Racial Other
3. Heathcliff as Terrorist
4. Smoke and Darkness: The Heart of Conrad
5. Emotions and the Gothic
Pt. III. Postcolonialism and Otherness
6. Can the Other Speak ?
7. Negotiating Vodou: Some Caribbean Narratives of Otherness
8. Can the 'Other Half' Be Told?: Brodber's Myal
9. The Option of Magical Realism
10. Narration, Literary Language and the Post/Colonial
Pt. IV. Conclusion
Summing Up
Notes
Main Texts Cited
Index
Notes: ISBN: 9780230234062 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0230234062 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-192) and index
Contents: Pt. I, Introducion. The gothic, postcolonialism and otherness -- Pt. II, The gothic and otherness. Ghosts from the colonies ; The Devil and the racial other ; Heathcliff as terrorist ; Smoke and darkness : the heart of Conrad ; Emotions and the gothic -- Pt. III, Postcolonialism and otherness. Can the other speak? ; Negotiating Vodou : some Caribbean narratives of otherness ; Can the 'other half' be told? Brodber's Myal ; The option of magical realism ; Narration, literary language and the post/colonial
OCLC Number: 317926716
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230234062
0230234062