Walimai and Ghostly Matters

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  • March 18, 2023

Gordon argues that “conditions in the past banished certain individuals, things, ideas…circumstances rendered them marginal, excluded or repressed” and that “life is complicated…having dimensions of complex personhood…where the past always haunts the present” (Gordon, 2008, p. 9). The theme of haunting in Isabel Allende’s “Walimai” demonstrates Avery Gordon’s belief that history, horror, and haunting are […]

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