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  • Necromanticismby Paul Westover

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Necromanticism is a study of literary pilgrimage: readers' compulsion to visit literary homes, landscapes, and (especially) graves during the long Romantic period. The book draws on the histories of tourism and literary genres to highlight Romanticism's recourse to the dead in its reading, writing, and canon-making practices. more...

  • The Irish Fairy Taleby Vito Carrassi; Kevin Wren

    John Cabot University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Through an original analysis of its structure and dynamics, the fairy tale ceases to be one of the many genres of fantastic narrative and rises to become a category, a universal modality both of the storytelling and of a world vision. The objective is to render the fairy tale a sort of emblematic location, where the study of narrative texts integrates... more...

  • Popular Revenantsby Andrew Cusack; Barry Murnane

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 80.00

    The first book in English on the German Gothic in over thirty years, consisting of new essays investigating the internationality of the Gothic mode. more...

  • Cannibalism in Literature and Filmby Jennifer Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and consumption that trouble an ever-growing modern world. more...

  • African American Gothicby Maisha L. Wester

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book offers a new critique of contemporary African-American fiction and its intersections with and critiques of the Gothic genre. Wester reveals the myriad ways writers manipulate the genre to critique the gothic's traditional racial ideologies and the mechanisms that were appropriated and re-articulated as a useful vehicle for the enunciation... more...

  • French Crime Fiction, 1945?2005by Professor Margaret-Anne Hutton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In the first major study of representations of World War II in French crime fiction, Margaret-Anne Hutton draws on a corpus of over a hundred and fifty texts spanning more than sixty years. Included are well-known writers (male and female) such as Aubert, Simenon, Boileau-Narcejak, Vargas, Daeninckx, and Jonquet, as well as a broad range of lesser-known... more...

  • The Language of Jane Austen (Routledge Revivals)by Norman Page

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1972, Norman Page?s seminal study of The Language of Jane Austen seeks to demonstrate both the exceptional nature and the degree of subtlety of Jane Austen?s use of language. As well as examining the staple items of her vocabulary and some of the characteristic patterns of her syntax, attention is paid to her use of dialogue... 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...

  • Romanticism and Blackwood's Magazineby Robert Morrison; Daniel S. Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This collection of essays throws vast new light on the most significant literary-political journal of the Romantic age. Its chapters analyze Blackwood's wide-ranging contributions on some of the most topical issues in Romantic studies, including celebrity, British versus Scottish nationalism, and the rise of terror and detective fiction. more...

  • Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brownby Philip Barnard; Elizabeth Hewitt; Mark L. Kamrath

    Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 159.99

    The Letters and Early Epistolary Writings of Charles Brockden Brown gathers and presents, for the first time, the complete extant correspondence of a key American author, along with early manuscript fictions never before published and new scholarly work contextualizing and exploring the writings and their context. The volume is edited to highest... more...