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Gothic & Romance

  • New Directions in Children?s Gothicby Anna Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Children?s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children?s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children?s Gothic now when traditional monsters have become the heroes, when new monsters have come... more...

  • The Gothic and deathby Carol Margaret Davison

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 110.00

    An interdisciplinary collection providing new perspective on the interface between the gothic and death, with fresh readings of established, overlooked and recent Gothic works across a variety of cultural and literary forms. more...

  • Island Genres, Genre Islandsby Ralph Crane; Lisa Fletcher

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 39.99

    The first book length study of the conceptualization and representation of islands in popular fiction. more...

  • Serials to Graphic Novelsby Catherine J. Golden

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 84.95

    "A valuable and comprehensive survey of an enormous subject."--Paul Goldman, author of Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855-1875: Spoils of the Lumber Room "A marvelous overview of how and why illustrations became an integral part of Victorian fiction. Golden documents a remarkable continuity from early nineteenth-century caricatures to realistic... more...

  • Le Marquis de Sade et son oeuvreby Jacobus X; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "L'homme, quel qu'il soit, est une créature complexe. Émile Zola a défini l'art : la nature vue à travers un tempérament, et voici la nature infinie dans sa substantialité et indéfinie dans ses manifestations, en antagonisme avec le tempérament, qui en est une particularisation définie et variable, pour l'accomplissement d'une ?uvre qui... more...

  • Scott's Shadowby Ian Duncan

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    Scott's Shadow is the first comprehensive account of the flowering of Scottish fiction between 1802 and 1832, when post-Enlightenment Edinburgh rivaled London as a center for literary and cultural innovation. Ian Duncan shows how Walter Scott became the central figure in these developments, and how he helped redefine the novel as the principal... more...

  • Monstrous Progenyby Lester D. Friedman; Allison B. Kavey

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein is itself a monster, a mythos that will not die, a corpus that keeps getting harvested for parts to animate new artistic creations. Monstrous Progeny takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the Frankenstein family tree, tracing the novel?s literary and intellectual roots, analyzing the evolution of the Frankenstein... more...

  • Indiana de George Sand (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    L' histoire littéraire classe volontiers Indiana dans une première période de la production romanesque de George Sand, le « romantisme sentimental ». Il est vrai que l'on peut opposer, non sans schématisme, de part et d'autre de l'engagement socialiste de George Sand, les romans de jeunesse, « lyriques », aux derniers romans, « champêtres », comme... more...

  • Sinister historiesby Jonathan Dent

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 105.00

    Showing how the Gothic can be read as a complex reaction to Enlightenment methods of historical representation, Sinister histories uncovers hitherto neglected relationships between Gothic texts and prominent works of eighteenth-century history. more...

  • William Wordsworthby David B. Pirie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1982. In this study of Wordsworth?s major poetry, the author explores the conflict between the poet?s celebration of an impersonal earth and his concern for the most intensely personal relationships. The opening chapter concentrates on Wordsworth?s struggle to describe the natural world and the extraordinary claims he makes for... more...