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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Murray contends that cycles of catastrophe and catharsis are everywhere in the works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who viewed the hardships of his lifetime, like the catastrophes of Greek tragedy, as stages in a process of humanitys purification. Offering new readings of canonical poems, as well as neglected plays and critical works, Murray elaborates... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
New edition of bestselling introductory text outlining the history and ways of reading Gothic literature.This revised edition includes: A new chapter on Contemporary Gothic which explores the Gothic of the early twentieth century and looks at new critical developments An updated Bibliography of critical sources and a revised Chronology The book opens... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 99.00
This volume of Arthurian Literature continues the tradition of the journal, combining critical studies with editions of primary Arthurian texts. Varied in their linguistic and chronological coverage, the articles deal with major areas of Arthurian studies, from early French romance through late medieval English chronicle to contemporary fiction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 22.95
Aidan Day considers the history and usage of the term Romanticism, and the changing views and debates which surround it. He traces its history through nineteenth and twentieth-century readings, incorporating contemporary debates such as feminism, post-structuralism and new historicism. Day places the traditional canon in the wider context of their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 155.00
British Identities, Heroic Nationalisms, and the Gothic Novel, 1764-1824 considers three interlocking developments of this period: the emergence of the Gothic novel at a time when national upheavals required the construction of a new nationalist identity, the Gothic novel's redefinition of heroes and heroism in that nationalist debate, and changes... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00
This book offers a new theory of reception governing Romantic poetry, through its culture of posterity - a tradition of writing which demands that the poet should write for an audience of the future: the true poet, a figure of neglected genius, can only be properly appreciated after death. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95
Gothic novels tell terrifying stories of patriarchal societies that thrive on the oppression or even outright sacrifice of women and others. Donna Heiland's Gothic and Gender offers a historically informed theoretical introduction to key gothic narratives from a feminist perspective. The book concentrates primarily on fiction from the 1760s through... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 102.00
Gothic forms were used to represent Catholicism and sexual difference as alien to British culture, from the origins of the Gothic novel to Stoker's Dracula and Hardy's Jude the Obscure. The Victorian Gothic developed as a genre through which British authors defined their culture and what was outside it. more...