The Unnameable Monster in Literature and Film
|Series title:||Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This book visits the 'Thing' in its various manifestations as an unnameable monster in literature and film, reinforcing the idea that the very essence of the monster is its excess and its indeterminacy. Tied primarily to the artistic modes of the gothic, science fiction, and horror, the unnameable monster retains a persistent presence in literary forms as a reminder of the sublime object that exceeds our worst fears. Beville examines various representations of this elusive monster...