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The darkness of desire: Chloe Hooper’s <i>The Engagement</i>

The darkness of desire: Chloe Hooper’s The Engagement

December 6, 2012 3 Comments

Guest Post by Rebecca Howden  From the opening scenes of The Engagement, there’s an atmosphere that drenches the pages with a subtle, simmering sense of dread. Filling her mis-en-scene with gothic tropes that recall the gloomy romance of classics like Rebecca and Jane Eyre, acclaimed Australian writer Chloe Hooper draws us into a tense, brilliantly […]