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Höglund, Johan

Transnational and Postcolonial Vampires

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Transnational and Postcolonial Vampires
Johan Höglund, Tabish Khair

2. Postcolonial Dread and the Gothic: Refashioning Identity in Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla and Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Robert A. Smart

3. Celebrating Difference and Community: The Vampire in African-American and Caribbean Women’s Writing
Gina Wisker

4. Canada, Quebec and David Cronenberg’s Terrorist-Vampires
Justin D. Edwards

5. Citational Vampires: Transnational Techniques of Circulation in Irma Vep, Blood: The Last Vampire and Thirst
Ken Gelder

6. The Man-Eating Tiger and the Vampire in South Asia
Tabish Khair

7. Postcolonial Vampires in the Indigenous Imagination: Philip McLaren and Drew Hayden Taylor
Maureen Clark

8. Bilqis the Vampire Slayer: Sarwat Chadda’s British Muslim Vampire Fiction
Claire Chambers, Sue Chaplin

9. Gothic Politics and the Mythology of the Vampire: Brendan Kennelly’s Postcolonial Inversions in Cromwell: A Poem
Maria Beville

10. Militarizing the Vampire: Underworld and the Desire of the Military Entertainment Complex
Johan Höglund

11. Neo-imperialism and the Apocalyptic Vampire Narrative: Justin Cronin’s The Passage
Glennis Byron, Aspasia Stephanou

12. Afterword: A Poem by David Punter
Tabish Khair, Johan Höglund

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, North American Literature, Asian Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
241 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137272621
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44490-8

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