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Wandering Monsters. Serial Peregrinations and Transfictionality

Ksenia Olkusz


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{
  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.3515100", 
  "author": [
    {
      "family": "Ksenia Olkusz"
    }
  ], 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2019, 
        10, 
        21
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>The post-modern gothic simultaneously makes reference to already well-grounded experience, such as the repertoire of motifs and narrative prefigurations which have entered the artistic canon of the convention for good. A lot of figures and characters identified with horror become a part of the transfictional process of allocating them in new settings and re-designing their fictional biographies. Although in TV series reinterpretations of classical literary narratives quite often focus on instilling a positive image of erstwhile impersonation of numinosum, they do offer in return a construal of more contemporaneous fears, aligned with today&rsquo;s &nbsp;socio-political-economic landscape. This article will include the following series based on literary &nbsp;prototypes representing the very canon of gothic fiction: Dracula, Penny Dreadful, Jekyll and Hyde, Second Chance and Sleepy Hollow &nbsp;as well as elements of productions connected with literary narrations of horror, such as Once Upon a Time.</p>", 
  "title": "Wandering Monsters. Serial Peregrinations and Transfictionality", 
  "type": "article-journal", 
  "id": "3515100"
}
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