Asian Gothic : essays on literature, film and anime / edited by Andrew Hock Soon Ng.
- Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 
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- Physical Description:
- viii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Ng, Andrew Hock-soon, 1972-
- Introduction: The Gothic visage of Asian narratives / Andrew Hock Soon Ng -- Postcolonial Asian Gothic literature. Naipaul, "Muslims" and the living dead / Wendy O'Shea-Meddour -- "Where meaning collapses" : Tunka Halim's Dark Demon Rising as global Gothic / Glennis Byron -- Ghosts of a demolished cityscape : Gothic experiments in Singaporean fiction / Tamara S. Wagner -- Seeing through the evil eye : Meiling Jin's Caribbean counter Gothic in Gifts from My Grandfather / Paula K. Sato -- Encrypted ancestries : Kazuo Ishigoro's The Remains of the Day and its uncanny inheritances / Hilary Thompson -- Asian American Gothic literature. Sky Lee's Disappearing Moon Cafe : a testimony of incorporation / Nieves Pascual Soler -- Ghostly rhetoric of autobiography : Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior as American Gothic narrative / Carol Mejia-LaPerle -- Asian American hyphen goes Gothic : ghosts and doubles in Maxine Hong Kingston and lê thi diem thúy / Belinda Kong -- Gothic aesthetics of entanglement and endangerment in David Henry Hwang's The Sound of a Voice and The House of Sleeping Beauties / Kimberly Jew -- Gothic tradition in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish literature. Reading Shi Zhecun's "Yaksha" against the Shanghai modern / Hongbing Zhang -- "Disappearing with the Double" : Xu Xi's The Stone Window / Amy Lai -- Asian cell and horror / Shen-mei Ma -- Western Eastern : decoding hybridity and cyberzen Gothic in Vampire Hunter D (1985) / Wayne Stein, John Edgar Browning -- Grotesque and Gothic comedy in Turkish shadow plays / Ayse Didem Uslu.
- "Broadly divided into essays on postcolonial Asian Gothic, Asian-American Gothic, and Gothic writings of specific Asian nations. The essays of Part One demonstrate flexibility in adopting divergent. Part Two evokes Gothic as theoretical framework from which to interrogate writings of Asian-American authors. Part Three studies Gothic tradition in national literatures of China, Japan, Korea, and Turkey"--Provided by publisher.
- 9780786433353 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0786433353 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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