Reg No: FAK4 2012/3


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Faculty Board of Arts and Education
Comparative Literature

Course Reading

The Uncanny in Literature, Film and Art

Valid from autumn semester 2016


Course Code: LVAD01
Course Title: The Uncanny in Literature, Film and Art
Det kusliga i litteratur, film och konst
Credits: 7.5
Degree Level: Master

Castle. Terry. The Female Thermometer. Eighteenth-Century Culture and the Invention of the Uncanny. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pages: 288.

Cixous, Hélène. "Fiction and Its Phantoms. A Reading of Freud´s Das Unheimliche (The "uncanny")". New Literary History. Vol 7. No 3. Sid. 525-548. Pages: 23.

Freud, Sigmund. "Det kusliga". In: Samlade skrifter XI. Konst och litteratur. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur, 2007. Pages: 36.

Masschelein, Anneleen. The Unconcept: The Freudian Uncanny in Late Twentieth Century Theory. New York: SUNY Press , 2011. Pages: 229.

Royle, Nicholas. The Uncanny. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003. Pages: 328.

Todorov, Tzvetan. The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1975. Pages: 175.

Vidler, Anthony. The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1992. Pages: 257.


Approved by the Faculty Board of Arts and Education, 14 February 2012