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Gothic & Romance

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  • The Modern Gothic and Literary Doublesby Dr Linda Dryden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00

    The Modern Gothic and Literary Doubles is concerned with Gothic representations of London in the late 19th century. Establishing that a modern Gothic literary mode relocates the traditional rural Gothic to the late 19th century metropolis, this volume explores the cultural history of London in the 19th century. more...

  • American Gothicby Robert K. Martin; Eric Savoy

    University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 21.00

    Drawing widely on contemporary theory—particularly revisionist views of Freud such as those offered by Lacan and Kristeva—this volume ranges from the well-known Gothic horrors of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne to the popular fantasies of Stephen King and the postmodern visions of Kathy Acker. Special attention is paid to the issues... more...

  • The Sappho Companionby Margaret Reynolds

    Random House 2010; US$ 16.98

    Born around 630BC on the Greek island of Lesbos, Sappho is now regarded as the greatest lyrical poet of ancient Greece, ironic and passionate, capturing the troubled depths of love. Her work survives only in fragments, yet her influence extends throughout Western literature, fuelled by the speculations and romances which have gathered around her name,... more...

  • The Gothic Novel 1790--1830by Ann B. Tracy

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A research guide for specialists in the Gothic novel, the Romantic movement, the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century novel, and popular culture, this work contains summaries of more than two hundred novels, reputed to be Gothic, published in English between 1790 and 1830. Also included are indexes of titles and characters and an extensive index of... more...

  • The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Cultureby Justin Edwards; Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Geschichte als Verunsicherungby Peter Schmidtsiefer; Birgit Siekmann

    Traugott Bautz 2008; US$ 71.90

    Von der Geschichte erwarten wir in der Regel, dass sie uns Sicherheit gewährt, feste Traditionen vermittelt und uns klare Antworten auf unsere Fragen gibt. Im Alltag machen wir hingegen die Erfahrung des genauen Gegenteils: Wir richten uns in einer Wirklichkeit ein, die uns die klaren Antworten verweigert, die uns in Frage stellen und damit schlagartig... more...

  • Arthurian Literature XVIIIby Keith Busby

    Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 99.00

    Epitomises what is best in Arthurian scholarship today. ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR ROMANISCHE PHILOLOGIE more...

  • Romantic Poets and the Culture of Posterityby Andrew Bennett

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00

    This 1999 book offers a theory of reception governing Romantic poetry, through its culture of posterity. more...

  • Gothic and Genderby Donna Heiland

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    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...

  • Reading Renaissance Ethicsby Marshall Grossman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Bringing together some of the best current practitioners of historical and formal criticism, Reading Renaissance Ethics assesses the ethical performance of renaissance texts as historical agents in their time and in ours. Exploring the nature and mechanics of cultural agency, the book explains with greater clarity just what is at stake when canon-formation,... more...