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Gothic & Romance

  • Reading Wordsworthby J.H. Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this book is written for those who are encountering Wordsworth for the first time and for those familiar with his works that are at a loss to understand his reputation or why his work has impressed them. The strength of the author?s approach is that it unravels the poet?s true meaning and the process by which he all too frequently... more...

  • Bringing Light to Twilightby Giselle Liza Anatol

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 32.00

    Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series has enjoyed astounding commercial success, not just with adolescents as originally intended but with a wide and diverse audience, yet the cultural and literary contributions of these novels have been largely overlooked. This dynamic volume reveals how the Twilight series has fundamentally altered our reading and... more...

  • Gothic kinshipby Agnes Andeweg; Sue Zlosnik

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    Brings together case studies of Gothic kinship ties in film and literature and offers a synthesis and theorization of the different appearances of the Gothic family more...

  • Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fictionby Rosario Arias; Dr Patricia Pulham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Exploring the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in contemporary culture, these essays use the trope of haunting and spectrality as a critical tool with which to consider neo-Victorian works, as well as our ongoing fascination with the Victorians, combining original readings of well-known novels with engaging analyses of lesser-known works. more...

  • William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelly, and Their Offspring, Victor Frankensteinby Gonul Bakay; Mihaela Irimia

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    "In her book, Bakay investigates the lives of the title's authors in order to understand more competely their roles in the literary life of their works. Her particular pursit is on their subverise, progressive, and alternative points of view. She develops the themes of anarchism, political justice and feminist identit issues." Prof. John... more...

  • Contemporary Scottish Gothicby Timothy C. Baker

    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...

  • Sara Coleridgeby Jeffrey W. Barbeau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Known as the daughter of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sara Coleridge's manuscripts, letters, and other writings reveal an original thinker in dialogue with major literary and cultural figures of nineteenth-century England. Here, her writings on beauty, education, and faith uncover aspects of Romantic and Victorian literature, philosophy, and theology.... more...

  • Writing Postcolonial Franceby Fiona Barclay

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 82.99

    This book is the first literary study to examine how France has failed to come to terms with the end of its empire, and is now haunted by the legacy of its colonial relationship with North Africa. It examines the form assumed by the ghosts of the past in fiction from a range of genres (travel writing, detective fiction, life writing, historical fiction,... more...

  • Keats and Philosophyby Shahidha Kazi Bari

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    John Keats remains one of the most familiar and beloved of English poets, but has received surprisingly little critical attention in recent years. This study is a fresh contribution to Keats criticism and Romantic scholarship, positioning Keats as a figure of philosophical interest who warrants renewed attention. Exploring Keats?s own Romantic... 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...