Pursuit, willfulness, and the strangeness of strangers

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Sulway, Nike. 2019. "Pursuit, willfulness, and the strangeness of strangers." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. 30 (1), pp. 42-51.
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Pursuit, willfulness, and the strangeness of strangers

ERA Journal ID11934
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AuthorSulway, Nike
Journal TitleJournal of the Fantastic in the Arts
Journal Citation30 (1), pp. 42-51
Number of Pages10
Year2019
Place of PublicationUnited States
ISSN0897-0521
Web Address (URL)http://www.fantastic-arts.org/jfa/jfa-30-2-2019/
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“Pursuit, Willfulness, and the Strangeness of Strangers” is an edited transcription of a keynote address delivered at the 2018 International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts in Florida on March 15. The paper explores a number of connections between Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and contemporary personal and political anxieties and experiences.

KeywordsFrankenstein, horror, speculative fiction, wilfulness, feminism, science fiction
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470504. British and Irish literature
360201. Creative writing (incl. scriptwriting)
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Arts and Communication
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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