Haunted Landscapes: Super-Nature and the Environment

Heholt, Ruth ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6963-6427 and Downing, Niamh, eds. (2016) Haunted Landscapes: Super-Nature and the Environment. Place, Memory, Affect . Roman & Littlefield, London. ISBN 9781783488810

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Abstract / Summary

Haunted Landscapes offers a fresh and innovative approach to contemporary debates about landscape and the supernatural. Landscapes are often uncanny spaces embroiled in the past; associated with absence, memory and nostalgia. Yet experiences of haunting must in some way always belong to the present: they must be felt. This collection of essays opens up new and compelling areas of debate around the concepts of haunting, affect and landscape. Landscape studies, supernatural studies, haunting and memory are all rapidly growing fields of enquiry and this book synthesises ideas from several critical approaches – spectral, affective and spatial – to provide a new route into these subjects. Examining urban and rural landscapes, haunted domestic spaces, landscapes of trauma, and borderlands, this collection of essays is designed to cross disciplines and combine seemingly disparate academic approaches under the coherent locus of landscape and haunting. Presenting a timely intervention in some of the most pressing scholarly debates of our time, Haunted Landscapes offers an attractive array of essays that cover topics from Victorian times to the present.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 9781783488810
Subjects: Film & TV > TV > British TV
Writing & Journalism > Literature > English Literature
Film & TV > Film > International Film
Courses by Department: The School of Writing & Journalism > English & Writing
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Depositing User: Niamh Downing
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2016 10:27
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2023 17:49
URI: https://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/1728


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