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Revisiting Shirley Jackson's 'The Haunting of Hill House'

Mannay, Dawn 2017. Revisiting Shirley Jackson's 'The Haunting of Hill House'. Presented at: BookTalk Event, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 8 February 2017.

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Abstract

This revisiting of ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ will draw on the psychoanalytical concepts of repression, suppression and projection to explore the central character Eleanor. Centralising the importance of the biographical, and the ways in which the future is always haunted by ghosts from the past, the discussion examines misalignment, unacceptable femininity, the colour red, and the significance of belonging.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Uncontrolled Keywords: Literature; Gothic; Psychoanalytical; Psychosocial; Freud; Klein; Haunting
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 09:41
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/98256

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