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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This collection takes up the influence of the Gothic mode in literatures that may be geographically remote from one another but still share related issues of minor languages, nation building, place and race. The essays explore the transgressions and confusion of borders and limits, whether they be linguistic, literary, generic, class-based, gendered... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 74.99
Responding to work by Eve Sedgwick and recent media attention to queer suicide, this project theorizes performative melancholia , a condition where, regardless of sexual orientation, overinvestment in gender norms causes subjects who are unable to embody those norms to experience socially expected (?normal?) gender as something unattainable or... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Reading the diaries of well-known writers and public figures such as Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake, Henry Crabb Robinson, George Eliot, George Gissing, John Ruskin, Edith Simcox and Gerard Manley Hopkins, Anne-Marie Millim locates the diary at the intersection of the public and private spheres. Diaristic writing, Millim argues, played a crucial role in... more...
- Robert Hale 2012; US$ 9.99
From an acclaimed Austen expert, a study of the author's use of language, for the Austen fan and general reader The acclaimed author of many Jane Austen books turns her attention to the fascinating nuances of Austen's language, and the way it embodies her most profound beliefs about human conduct and character. This book enhances understanding... 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...
- 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...