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Title Fear and fantasy in a global world / volume editor, Susana Araújo, Marta Pacheco Pinto, Sandra Bettencourt.
Imprint Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2015.

Series Textxet studies in comparative literature ; 81.
Text (Rodopi (Firm)) ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n93119611 81.
Subject Fear in literature.
Fantasy in literature.
Literature and globalization.
Alt Name Araújo, Susana,
Pinto, Marta Pacheco,
Bettencourt, Sandra,
Series Textxet studies in comparative literature ; 81.
Text (Rodopi (Firm)) ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n93119611 81.
Subject Fear in literature.
Fantasy in literature.
Literature and globalization.
Alt Name Araújo, Susana,
Pinto, Marta Pacheco,
Bettencourt, Sandra,
Description 1 online resource (408 pages : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fear and Fantasyin a Global World; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Local Fears, Global Anxieties; The Transmissive Self and Transmissive Objects in the Age of Globalization; Dreamlandic Fantasy: Consumerism and Control in Bragi Ólafsson's The Pets; "Territories of Risk" within "Tropological Space": From Zero to 2666, and Back; Mexico's Fearscapes: Where Fantasy Personas Engage in Citizenship; Part 2: The Limits of Knowledge: Fantasy and Identity Formation; The Site of Initiative. Towards a Hermeneutic Framework for Analysing the Imagination of Future Threats.
Conflict with the Perception of Time as Fertile Ground for Collective Insecurity: The Frightening Reality of Scientific Facts and their Transformation in Literary FictionFearful Fantasy: Figurations of the Oedipus Myth in Scorsese's Shutter Island (2010); Laugh Away the Fear! The Satisfaction of Comical Fantasy in the Holocaust Film Comedies of the Late 1990s; Viennese Fantasies, Austrian Histories: Space, Fantasy and Fascism in Ingeborg Bachmann's Malina and Liliana Cavani's The Night Porter; Part 3: Boundaries and Performance: Language, Memory and Fantasy.
A Politics of Form: Fantasy and Storytelling as Modes of Resistance in the Work of Atxaga and KunderaMemory and Fantasy in Antoine Volodine's Minor Angels; The Fantasy of the Archive: An Analysis of Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence; The Digital Meta-Dissemination of Fear in Music Videos. A Transdisciplinary Textual Analysis of Two Case Studies: Esben and the Witch's Marching Song and M.I.A.'s Born Free; Part 4: Uncanny Representations of the Self and the Other; Shaft which Ran: Chinese Whispers with Auerbach, Buck, Woolf and De Quincey.
The Phantom in the Mirror: Duplication, Spectrality, and the Romantic Fear of Fantasy in Wordsworth, Coleridge and De QuinceyHabitability and Spectres in the House of Language: Approaching (Post)Modernity in Las flores del frío, by Luis García Montero; War on Fear: Reinterpreting Dante's View of the "Infidel"; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Summary Fear and Fantasy in a Global World is a collection of essays which examines the processes, meanings and relations between fear and fantasy in the globalized world, from bold interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives.
Note English.
ISBN 9004306048
9789004306035 (pbk.)
900430603X (pbk.)
9789004306042 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 930487943
Additional Format Print version: Fear and fantasy in a global world. Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston, [Massachusetts] : Brill Rodopi, ©2015 408 pages Text (Rodopi (Firm)) ; Volume 81 0927-5754 9789004306035.