Jansen, Anne

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Defeating the Dragon: In Defense of Reading Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane as a Work of Children's Gothic Horror 2016 2040 Horror has been a part of children's literature since the advent of the fairy tale, and Neil Gaiman is a contemporary author of children's gothic horror who uses fear as a tool of empowerment.Curiously, despite its gothic horror themes and parallels ...
An Empty Labyrinth: Nihilism and the Creation of Fear in Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves 2016 1328 In his debut novel, House of Leaves (2000, Mark Danielewski created a unique work of art, incorporating aspects of film and literary criticism as well as visual art into an already irregular novel. The complex nature of the novel allows it to be cate...
“Hold Him in Your Arms”: Deconstruction of Gender Roles in the Post-Apocalyptic Novel The Road 2016 13894 Over the last few decades, the post-apocalyptic genre has been the star of the science fiction scene, with the genre being known both for its heart-pounding thriller stories and its often chilling examinations of human behavior in extreme circumstanc...
Some Reason in Madness 2016 486 Original short story...
Broken Men: The Failures of Machismo in Junot Diaz 2016 13494 In this paper, the author interrogates the troubling effects of immigration on Diaz’s model of machismo and how both men and women react as victims. Hyper-masculine histories infiltrate everyday life for Latino people in Diaz’s work, and by exploring...
Spirit Shout 2019 232 The following excerpt constitutes the beginning of a novel. Spirit Shout is a fantasy narrative that follows a boy named Sulae as he grows and interacts with the diverse spirits and monsters that inhabit his world. He’s adopted by an influential coup...