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The uncanny reader

Marjorie Sandor

The uncanny reader

stories from the shadows

by Marjorie Sandor

  • 354 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uncanny, The (Psychoanalysis), in literature,
  • Paranormal fiction,
  • Horror tales,
  • Fantasy fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Marjorie Sandor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6071.H727 U53 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 561 pages
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27175953M
    ISBN 101250041716
    ISBN 109781250041715
    LC Control Number2014034217
    OCLC/WorldCa891427698

    By using a fantastical, uncanny story element, Machado can therefore comment on the ineffable experienced by her many, different readers. In his collection, Where We Go When All We Were is Gone, Sequoia Nagamatsu accomplishes a similar tackling of the ineffable by way of uncanny or unsettling narrative elements. The Uncanny is a anthology cat horror film, concerning feline is directed by Denis Héroux, written by Michel Parry, and stars Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Ray Milland, Joan Greenwood, Donald Pilon, Samantha Eggar, and John Vernon.. Although it is similar to the horror anthologies released by Amicus Productions and could be mistaken as one, it was actually distributed .

    The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with \"The Sand-man,\" E.T.A. Hoffmann\'s tale of dopplegangers and automatons--a tale that inspired generations of writers and thinkers to come.   Buy The Uncanny (Penguin Modern Classics) UK ed. by Freud, Sigmund, Haughton, Hugh, McLintock, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

    The uncanny reader: stories from the shadows / edited by Marjorie Sandor. — First U.S. edition. pages cm ISBN (trade paperback) ISBN (e- book) 1. Horror tales. 2. Paranormal fi ction. 3. Fantasy fi ction. 4. Uncanny, The (Psychoanalysis), in literature. I. Sandor, Marjorie, editor. PNHU53 'This is a brilliant book, Royle's writing is astonishingly adventurous. The book is indispensible to any study of the uncanny and thus to any study of literature. A critical tour de force.' -- Textual Practice 'A playful, scholarly study. Densely and allusively argued, yet also full of pregnant one-liners. A fascinating and ambitious work.'Reviews:


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The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with “The Sand-man,” E.T.A. Hoffmann’s tale of doppelgangers and automatons—a tale that in. From the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural, these thirty-one border-crossing stories from around the world explore the uncanny in literature, and delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet/5.

Marjorie Sanders's description of the word "uncanny" is intriguing, informative and well-written. The collection, for the most part, is a good reference for anyone interested in short stories dealing with how writers, past and contemporary, handle the paranormal/5(8).

THE UNCANNY READER - Stories from the Shadows Edited by Marjorie Sandor, available February. From the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural, these thirty-one border-crossing stories from around the world explore the uncanny in literature, and delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet.

I love exploring elements of the uncanny in gothic literature. It is directly linked with the transgressive nature of such writing. This has been epitomised in many novels and short stories of the nineteenth century. The Gothic and uncanny reinforce each other; they 4/5.

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Hoffmann's tale of doppelgangers and automatons. One huge advantage writing has when creating the uncanny is that the reader is generally already feeling the safe homeliness that will need to be inverted.

The act of reading is pleasurable, the reader has picked up a book and is enjoying it – they’re feeling safe. To reach out from that book and disturb them is already an uncanny act. However it must be emphasised that this book is more a book that analyses the notion of the uncanny as a literary phenomena rather than a purely psychological phenomena.

The result is that within this book there is a lot of self-referencing by the author who is writer discussing an aspect of writing, namely the uncanny aspect of by: Shelves: action, hardcover-book, harper-collins, stand-alone, supernatural, thriller Uncanny by David Macinnis Gill opens with Willow as she's turning sixteen and her friends and family are throwing her a “surprise” party when a blackout occurs.

A spirit takes over a recently deceased corpse and vows to keep the worst creature ever in prison/5. The “Uncanny ”1 () SIGMUND FREUD this time;3 so that my paper is presented to the reader with-out any claim of priority. In his study of the “uncanny,” Jentsch quite rightly lays stress on the obstacle presented by the fact that people vary so very greatly in their sensitivity to this quality of Size: KB.

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The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with "The Sand-man," E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale of doppelgangers and automatons-a tale that inspired generations of writers and thinkers to come. Stories by 19th and 20th century masters of the uncanny-including Edgar Allan Poe, Franz Kafka, and Shirley Jackson-form a foundation for sixteen award-winning contemporary authors, established and.

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Hoffmann's tale of doppelgangers and automatons—a tale that inspired 5/5(1). Cute set of short stories told with Jennings' trademark humour and easy style. This is a perfect book for that year age group that want books which are fun and easy to read with a side of spooky or supernatural. The audio narration is also very well done and at less than 4 hours would be great for a road trip with the kids/5.

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Martin’s Griffin February Reviewed by Michael R. Collings. Over the past several years, I have enjoyed the opportunity of reviewing a number of anthologies relating to dark fantasy, to speculative fiction, to horror. The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with "The Sand-man," E.T.A.

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Hoffmann's tale of doppelgangers and automatons-a tale that inspired generations of writers and thinkers to come.

Stories by 19th and 20th. Uncanny is the fourth in a series of collections of short stories by Australian author Paul Jennings. It was first released in The stories On the The book on Paul Jennings' site This page was last edited on 5 Aprilat (UTC).

Text is available under the Creative Commons. The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with "The Sand-man," E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale of doppelgangers and automatons-a tale that inspired generations of writers and thinkers to come.

Stories by 19th and 20th century masters of the uncanny-including Edgar Allan Poe, Franz Kafka, and Shirley Jackson-form a foundation for sixteen Reviews: 7.About The Uncanny Andrew Klavan reinvents the classic ghost story with this literary X-Files, a breathtaking blend of Hollywood-style excitement and literary tour de force.

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