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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 "The House Will Come to You" : Domestic Architecture in Contemporary Australian Literature and Film
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'The house has long been an archetypal site of Gothic terror and entrapment. The Gothic dwelling is one of the most steadfast conventions of the mode, shifting as the Gothic has shifted through history to encompass a range of sites, from castles to cabins, speaking to ongoing anxieties about the security and stability of the home, nation, family, or self. The Gothic’s “relentlessly ‘architectural’ obsessions” (Castle 88) have been well documented, and Gothic buildings are frequently read as psychological as much as physical spaces. The Gothic edifice functions as a “sensation-machine” (Castle 88) capable of generating the sublime feeling of being overwhelmed by a greater power. The Gothic house, operating on a smaller scale, has likewise been associated with overarching power structures such as the nation, family, or—in the Female Gothic—patriarchy.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 34 no. 2 2020 24277486 2020 periodical issue 'This issue marks another significant moment of this journal’s evolution. Just a few years ago, Nicholas Birns moved on from the editor position, after eighteen years of dedicated service. As you can see in this issue, with an interview with Donna Coates, he remains a vital contributor to Antipodes—and behind the scenes, he continues to be a valuable resource for this editor.' (Editorial introduction) 2020 pg. 277-295
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