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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
Writing Wales explores representations of Wales in English and Welsh literatures written across three tumultuous centuries, from Wales' union with England in 1536, to its industrialisation in the early nineteenth-century. Uniquely, it explores how period divisions like 'Renaissance' and 'Romanticism' have helped shape scholarly... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
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. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
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...
- 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...
- 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$ 119.95
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...