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Wandering Monsters. Serial Peregrinations and Transfictionality

Ksenia Olkusz


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  <dc:creator>Ksenia Olkusz</dc:creator>
  <dc:date>2019-10-21</dc:date>
  <dc:description>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’s  socio-political-economic landscape. This article will include the following series based on literary  prototypes representing the very canon of gothic fiction: Dracula, Penny Dreadful, Jekyll and Hyde, Second Chance and Sleepy Hollow  as well as elements of productions connected with literary narrations of horror, such as Once Upon a Time.</dc:description>
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  <dc:subject>transfictionality, TV series, horror, literature, gothic fiction, narrative</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>Wandering Monsters. Serial Peregrinations and Transfictionality</dc:title>
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