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Complex Personhood and Formal Experimentation References

Complete list of references for the “Complex Personhood and Formal Experimentation: Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet” series.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 5)

The final installment for this blog series wraps up my discussion of Portrait of a Zombie and covers zombies, gender, and hermeneutical phenomenology.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 4)

This installment covers haunting as a contagion and begins my discussion of Bing Bailey’s 2012 film Portrait of a Zombie.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 3)

This installment discusses gender identity, Irish folklore, and formal experimentation in The Drowning Girl.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 2)

This installment delves into the intersections of gender and sexuality in The Drowning Girl. Further this installment analyses where gender and sexuality intersect with mental illness and haunting in The Drowning Girl.

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Where Ireland, Decolonialism, and Weird Fiction Meet (Pt. 1)

This installment previews the concepts and ideas to be explored in this blog series, and critically addresses constructions of monolithic identities, especially problematic notion of a singular, normative, Irish identity.

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Creepy Children and the New Gothic

This post looks at the ways in which the gothic genre is updated in contemporary fiction and film.

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Of Sharks and Serial Killers

Discussion of Jeremy Lovering’s 2013 film In Fear and Caitlín R. Kiernan’s 2012 novel The Drowning Girl.

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Vampires, Ghosts, and Faeries, Oh My

This blog will primarily be concerned with questions of nationality, colonialism, and horror in Irish literature and cinema.

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