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dc.contributor.authorMercer, Een_US
dc.date.available2020-11-25en_US
dc.date.issued2020-11-25en_US
dc.identifier.citationGothic Studies, 2020, 22 (3), pp. 300 - 312 (13)en_US
dc.identifier.issn1362-7937en_US
dc.description.abstractThe recent reissue of Jessie Douglas Kerruish’s critically neglected Gothic novel The Undying Monster: A Tale of the Fifth Dimension (1922) describes it as ‘dated’ but its more conservative elements nevertheless exist alongside a subversive thrust. Published just four years after the end of the First World War, the novel extols the nobility of the landed gentry, positioning protagonist Oliver Hammand as representative of a positive tradition that guarantees social order in a time of chaos, while simultaneously discrediting the upper class by depicting Oliver as an untamed beast that threatens social order. The Undying Monster has something to add to understandings of Gothic narratives that use the figure of the werewolf to explore the sinister side of masculinity, in particular the possibility that depravity might belong to the upper classes, rather than the lower class as was popularly imagined.en_US
dc.format.extent300 - 312 (13)en_US
dc.publisherEdinburgh University Pressen_US
dc.rightsCC BYen_US
dc.subjectWerewolf literatureen_US
dc.subjectFirst World Waren_US
dc.subjectMasculinityen_US
dc.subjectClassen_US
dc.title“‘This horrible patrimony’: Masculinity, War and the Upper Classes in Jessie Douglas Kerruish’s The Undying Monster.”en_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.citation.volume22en_US
dc.description.confidentialfalseen_US
dc.identifier.elements-id435954
dc.relation.isPartOfGothic Studiesen_US
dc.citation.issue3en_US
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Humanities and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group/Massey University/College of Humanities and Social Sciences/School of English & Media Studies
dc.identifier.harvestedMassey_Dark
pubs.notesNot knownen_US
dc.subject.anzsrc2005 Literary Studiesen_US


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