By exploring how laughter is represented in Kipling's ghost stories this article attempts a re-evaluation of how colonial and postcolonial identities can be theorised within the Gothic. Laughter, and the disorientation that it provokes, is accorded a Gothic function that destabilises images of colonial authority.
|Pages (from-to)||58 - 69|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 1 May 2009|
- Rudyard Kipling
- ghost story