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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
An innovative reading of a wide range of contemporary Scottish novels in relation to literary tradition and modern philosophy, Contemporary Scottish Gothic provides a new approach to Scottish fiction and Gothic literature, and offers a fuller picture of contemporary Scottish Gothic than any previous text. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
"The world is so sad and solemn," wrote Nathaniel Hawthorne, "that things meant in jest are liable, by an overwhelming influence, to become dreadful earnest; gaily dressed fantasies turning to ghostly and black-clad images of themselves." From the radical dualism of Hawthorne's vision, Samuel Coale argues, springs a continuing tradition in the American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links between technologies and the proliferation of the Gothic... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 89.99
This interdisciplinary book honors Columbia professor and New York intellectual Carl Woodring. The depth of these original perspectives on the literature, art, politics, science, and philosophy of transatlantic nineteenth-century culture will foster future conversations. more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 18.99
I would really like to have had the guts and the energy and so on to be able to write about people having battles with DHSS. But I haven't ... I'm an arty person. Okay, I write overblown, purple, self-indulgent prose. So what... Alienated is the only way to be, after all. Since 1990, Angela Carter?s reputation, as writer and thinker, has soared,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 59.99
In 1935, the English novelist Stephen Spender wrote that the historical pressures of his era should turn the reader?s and writer?s attention outwards from himself to the world.? Combining historical, formalist, and archival approaches, Thomas S. Davis examines late modernism?s decisive turn toward everyday life, locating in the heightened scrutiny... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 21.99
??What?s he angry about ?? they used to ask. Anger is not about ? It comes into the world in grief not grievance. It is mourning the unknown, the loss of what went before without you, it?s the love that another time but not this might have sprung on you, and greatest loss of all, the deprivation of what, even as a child, seemed to be irrevocably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year?s War as the "crucible" from which the Gothic genre emerged in the eighteenth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 2009. This book argues that the images of and allusions to music in Shelley?s writing demonstrate his attempt to infuse the traditionally masculine word with the traditionally feminine voice and music. This further extends to his even more fundamental desire to integrate the "object voice" with his own subjectivity. For Shelley,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
First published 1984. In a provocative study, this book argues that the problems posed by Shelley?s notoriously difficult style must be understood in relation to his ambivalence towards language itself as an artistic medium ? the tension between the potential of language to mirror emotional experience and the recognition of it?s inevitable limitations.... more...