Haunted Histories: Time-slip Narratives in the Antipodes

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dc.contributor.author Marquis, Claudia en
dc.contributor.editor Bradford, C en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-13T20:08:26Z en
dc.date.issued 2008 en
dc.identifier.citation Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature 18(2):58-64 2008 en
dc.identifier.issn 1034-9243 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17918 en
dc.description.abstract In a startling moment in Margaret Mahy's The Trickslers, Harry draws apart from the rest of her family in her attic bedroom in the family beach house, Carnival's Hide. She looks into a mirror and sees her image dismantle, allowing a very diflerent, but nevertheless clearly related figure to emerge. This is a typical event in time-slip stories, with their peculiar interest in the problematic construction of subjectivity. In this case the characters who slip between times are a bizarre trio of brothers who erupt into the more or less ordinary family lives of the Hamiltons, disturbing the modern moment with ancient memories, igniting passions, provoking revelations, raising questions about identity, threatening fragmentation, but finally harnessed in the interests of the ongoing narrative in which Harry's adult life forms. .... en
dc.publisher Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature en
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dc.title Haunted Histories: Time-slip Narratives in the Antipodes en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 58 en
pubs.volume 18 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) en
pubs.author-url http://www.paperschildlit.com/index.php/papers/article/view/25 en
pubs.end-page 64 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 285611 en
pubs.org-id Arts en
pubs.org-id Humanities en
pubs.org-id English and Drama en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-02-03 en

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