Author Archive for: ‘Kevin Fisher’

Denegation and the Undead in Lake Mungo

This article examines the signification of the undead and the production of a supernatural ontology within the pseudo-documentary Lake Mungo (Joel Andersen, 2008). The narrative concerns Alice, a sixteen-year-old girl in the rural Australian town of Ararat who has drowned mysteriously at a reservoir on the edge of town and subsequently returns to haunt her family home and the site …

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