Present perfect. Time and the uncanny in American science and horror fiction of the 1970s (Finney, Matheson, King)
Camilletti, Fabio. (2010) Present perfect. Time and the uncanny in American science and horror fiction of the 1970s (Finney, Matheson, King). Image & Narrative, Vol.11 (No.3). pp. 25-41. ISSN 1780-678XFull text not available from this repository.
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This essay analyses the relationship between the uncanny and time by focusing on the notion of ‘time-slip’ as reflected in three American novels of the 1970s: Jack Finney’s Time and Again, Richard Matheson’s Bid Time Return and Stephen King’s The Shining. Through a comparative analysis of these texts, the essay inquires into the relationship of modernity with time and the past, as well as into modern paradigms of continuity and influence, and the image of the nineteenth century as divulged in popular culture.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > Italian|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Image & Narrative|
|Publisher:||Universite Catholique de Louvain, Instituut voor Culturele Studies|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 25-41|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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