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Record Nr.

UNINA9910542331303321

Autore

García Eduardo

Titolo

Deep into the labyrinths in the novels by Louise Welsh / / by Eduardo García

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Newcastle upon Tyne, England : , : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, , 2015

©2015

ISBN

1-4438-8745-5

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (226 p.)

Disciplina

809.38729

Soggetti

Gothic fiction (Literary genre)

Labyrinths in literature

Electronic books.

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Note generali

Description based upon print version of record.

Nota di bibliografia

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sommario/riassunto

Deep into the Labyrinths in the Novels by Louise Welsh is the first book to focus on the novels of Louise Welsh, one of the most acclaimed and interesting narrative voices in contemporary Scottish Literature. It explores the use of the image of the labyrinth as one of the sites for horror in classic Gothic literature and its rewriting into a contemporary Gothic labyrinth in 21st century Scotland - and, by extension, in the European context - that co-exists with various other queer and intertextual labyrinths that complement and complicate it.This book analyses how Louise Welsh's novels present