Fear in Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Butts, Richard. "The Analogical Mere: Landscape and Terror in Beowulf:" English Studies 68, No. 2 (April 1987): 113-21.

Maintains that Hrothgar's description of Grendel's mere in Beowulf is "an extended metaphor for terror" rather than a realistic evocation of landscape.

Cixous, Hélène. "Fiction and Its Phantoms: A Reading of Freud's Das Unheimliche ("The 'Uncanny')." New Literary History VII, No. 3 (Spring 1976): 525-48.

Contends that Sigmund Freud's essay Das Unheimliche functions as a work of fiction with Freud as its hesitant narrator.

Freud, Sigmund. "The 'Uncanny.'" New Literary History VII, No. 3...

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