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Anthology: Horror Fiction in the Global South: Cultures, Narratives and Representations

Editors (alphabetically listed): Ritwick Bhattacharjee  |  Saikat Ghosh

Language: English


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Horror Fiction in the Global South: Cultures, Narratives and


Ritwick Bhattacharjee, Saikat Ghosh, eds.


<  March 2021, 1st edition

Bloomsbury Academic India

ISBN 978-93-90077-26-7

Hardcover, 224 pages



  •  Introduction by Ritwick Bhattacharjee.

Fiction: Shweta Khilnani, Embodying Horror: Corporeal and Affective Dread in Junjie Ito's Tomie  // Jarrel De Matas,

Monsters of the Caribbean: Haunting Histories and Haunted Bodies in The Rainmaker's Mistake and Soucouyant  //  

Puja Sen Majumdar, Feminie Sexuality and Sexual Trauma in Bengali Horror Fiction: The Emergence of the Goddess  

//  Rajarshi Bhattacharjee, Spirits and Possessions  //  Meenakshi Sharma, Oriental Vampires vs. British Imperialists:

Looking Into the Figure of the Vampire in Bram Stoker's Dracula and Richard Burton's Vikram and the Vampire  //  

Samarth Singhal, Genres from the Orient: Instability in Shweta Taneja's Cult of Chaos  //  Sushrita Acharjee, The

Corporeality of Horror: Spectres of War Victims in the Post-2003 Gothic Narratives from Iraq  // Anhiti Patnaik, The

Spectral Witness in Contemporary Indian Horror Cinema  //  Sakshi Dogra, Conjuring an Atmosphere: A Study of

Tumbbad as Folk Horror  //  Srinjoyee Dutta, Mythopoeia and Horror in the Global South: Reading Upamanyu

Chatterjee's Fairy Tales at Fifty  //  Aina Singh, The Horror of Heteronormativity: The Supernatural in Vijaydan Detha's

A Double Life  //  Meenu B, Historic Time and Mythical Monsters: Negotiation of Mortality in M. T. Vasudevan Nair's

Little Earthquakes  //  Anurima Chanda, Funny Ghosts, Friendly Ghosts: A Study of How Indian English Pre-Teen

Horror Fiction Turn Fear on Its Head  //  Soumyarup Bhattacharjee, Horror at the Margins: Phobic Essence and the

Uncanny Home in Contemporary Asian Gothic Literatures  //  Krushna Dande, Terror and Wartime Cosmologies in Liu