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Some Arborescent Motifs in Architectural Reliefs: Augustinian Convent Heritage in Colonial America.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities. Mar-Jun2022, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p1-13. 13p.

Abstract:The present study focuses on specific ornamental pictorial evidence, which has remained hidden for centuries, in a 17th century convent complex, in Salamanca, Mexico. Thus, this research aims at describing specific contextual periods of the estate of t...

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Postmodern/Post-mortem Human Body-Parts: Grotesque Subjects in The Melancholy of Anatomy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities. 2021, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p1-7. 7p.

Abstract:This paper critiques the literary representation of the human body as a "clean" slate, an organicallywholesome subject by delving into the postmodern body-writing of Shelley Jackson's short story collection The Melancholy of Anatomy (2002). Building up...

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Negotiating Existential Concerns of Death and Meaninglessness through the Grotesque in Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):3L: Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies. 2020, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p114-126. 13p.

Abstract:Grotesque and existentialism in the field of literature generally raise four points. On the one hand, the grotesque has always been associated with negative connotation elements that usually include deformity, death, violence or monstrosity. In fact, t...

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İHSAN OKTAY ANAR'IN EFRÂSİYAB'IN HİKÂYELERİ ADLI ESERİNDE BİR ELEŞTİRİ ARACI OLARAK GROTESK ANLATIM.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Turkbilig/Turkoloji Arastirmalari Dergisi. 2020, Issue 40, p205-216. 12p.

Abstract:Tuhaf, sınırsız, itici, komik, sıra dışı, tekinsiz ve yersiz gibi anlamlara karşılık olarak kullanılan groteske, özellikle 20. yüzyılda politik yönü baskın edebi eserlerde bir anlatım stratejisi olarak başvurulur. Postmodern romanın temsilcilerinden ol...

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Grotesque Europe: The Gothic Grotesque and Anti-Semitic Stereotypes in Dead Europe.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Australian Studies. Mar2022, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p45-59. 15p.

Abstract:Christos Tsiolkas's Gothic novel Dead Europe (2005) has been criticised by some for its offensive representation of Jewish characters, and lauded by others as an unflinching interrogation of historical and contemporary anti-Semitism. The Gothic genre m...

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An Autobiographical Perspective on Flannery O'Connor's "The Enduring Chill".

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Women's Studies; Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p517-533, 17p, 4 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph

Abstract:The article presents an autobiographical perspective on Flannery O'Connor's short story "The Enduring Chill." It explores grotesque features of the characters in the novel that remind of agonizing life situations including fear of death, negativity and...

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WHO KILLED ANDRIĆ ?! GROTESQUE PERFORMANCE AND CARNIVALIZATION OF REALITY IN THE NOVEL ANDRIĆEVA LESTVICA UŽASA BY SVETISLAV BASARA.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal for Languages & Literatures of the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad / Zbornik za Jezike i Knjizevnosti Filozofskog Fakulteta u Novom Sadu. 2020, Vol. 10, p157-168. 12p.

Abstract:The novel Andrićeva lestvica užasa by Svetislav Basara is a critique of social reality and the idea of collectivism, where the only Serbian Nobel laureate descends to the level of banality. The central themes in the novel are the depiction of social re...

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Madness, the Grotesque and Female Identity in "Exquisita ama de casa" and "El juego de la demencia" by Krisma Mancía.

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Source(s):Latin American Literary Review. Fall2021, Vol. 48 Issue 97, p50-58. 9p.

Abstract:Krisma Mancía (1980, El Salvador) is one of the most promising members of the postwar generation of young Salvadoran poets. Like Jacinta Escudos, Claudia Hernández and Vanessa Núñez Handal in prose, Krisma Mancía breaks free of the taboos still found w...

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Monstrosity in P. B. Shelley's The Triumph of Life through Akkerman's Citadel‐to‐Garden trajectory.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Orbis Litterarum; Oct2022, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p299-313, 15p

Abstract:Copyright of Orbis Litterarum is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or em...

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Body on the Boundary: Figuring the Excessive Body in Devdutt Pattanaik's The Pregnant King.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):IUP Journal of English Studies; Jun2022, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p32-38, 7p

Abstract:Copyright of IUP Journal of English Studies is the property of IUP Publications and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, ...

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