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Gothic & Romance

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  • Le Gothicby Avril Horner; Sue Zlosnik

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00

    This new collection of essays by major scholars in the field looks at the ways in which cross-fertilization has taken place in Gothic writing from France, Germany, Britain and America over the last 200 years, and argues that Gothic writing reflects international exchanges in theme and form. more...

  • The Most Dreadful Visitationby Valerie Pedlar

    Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 80.00

    Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has... more...

  • Romanticism and Linguistic Theoryby Marcus Tomalin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    This innovative and ground-breaking study explores the complex relationship between linguistic theory and literature during the Romantic period, focusing particularly on William Hazlitt's writings about linguistic theory and also†considering†figures such as†Leigh Hunt, Percy Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey. more...

  • Emotionen in der Romantikby Walter Pape; Antje Arnold

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The Romantic mode and representations of emotion would seem to be a perfect fit. By focusing on the esthetics of emotions, their genre-typical enactments and representation in the works of Arnim, GŁnderrode, Goethe, Heine, Hoffmann, Schiller, Tieck and others, the book presents a broad-based examination of this interaction. The articles in this volume... more...

  • Stephenie Meyer, Queen of Twilightby Chas Newkey-Burden

    John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 10.19

    The enchanting true story of Stephenie Meyer, the Queen of Twilight. On 2 June, 2003, Stephenie Meyer had a dream that would change her life forever. She dreamt of a young girl and her sparkling vampire lover lying in a field, and that dream became Twilight. Now, her vampire romance novels have become a publishing phenomenon, selling over 70 million... more...

  • Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernismby Luke Thurston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and... more...

  • Eighteenth Century Influences on Jane Austen's Early Fictionby Nadya Q. Chishty-Mujahid

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 139.95

    This scholarly text, suitable for graduates and undergraduates alike, examines how the Gothic writing of Ann Radcliffe and the eighteenth-century novels of Fanny Barney helped to shape and hone Jane Austen’s own eighteenth century literary endeavors. It specifically focuses on Austen’s early works Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, and Sense and... more...

  • The Heyday of Sir Walter Scottby Donald Davie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1961, this book examines a number of works popular in the Romantic period, during the heyday of Sir Walter Scott in the early part of the nineteenth century. 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...

  • Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literatureby Jolene Zigarovich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book discusses sex and death in the eighteenth-century, an era that among other forms produced the Gothic novel, commencing the prolific examination of the century?s shifting attitudes toward death and uncovering literary moments in which sexuality and death often conjoined. By bringing together various viewpoints and historical relations, the... more...