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Ecogothic

Author: Andrew Smith; William Hughes
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: International Gothic (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book will provide the first study of how the Gothic engages with ecocritical ideas. The book's focus is from the late eighteenth century to the present day, via consideration of a number of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ecogothic.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013
(OCoLC)828620977
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Smith; William Hughes
ISBN: 9781781707142 1781707146 9781526102911 1526102919
OCLC Number: 957596941
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 198 pages .).
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Notes on contributors --
Introduction: defining the EcoGothic / Andrew Smith and William Hughes --
Panic, paranoia, and pathos: ecocriticism in the eighteenth-century Gothic novel / Lisa Kroger --
Monsters on the Ice and Global Warming: From Mary Shelley and Sir John Franklin to Margaret Atwood and Dan Simmons / Catherine Lanone --
Algernon Blackwood: Nature and Spirit / David Punter --
'A Strange Kind of Evil': Superficial Paganism and False Ecology in The Wicker Man / William Hughes --
Bodies on earth: exploring sites of the Canadian EcoGothic / Alanna F. Bondar --
Margaret Atwood's Monsters in the Canadian EcoGothic / Shoshannah Ganz --
From Salem Witch to Blair Witch: The Puritan Influence on American Gothic Nature /Tom J. Hillard --
'The Blank Darkness Outside': Ambrose Bierce and Wilderness Gothic at the End of the Frontier / Kevin Corstorphine --
Locating Subjectivity in the Post-Apocalypse: The American Gothic journeys of Jack Kerouac, Cormac McCarthy, and Jim Crace / Andrew Smith --
A Gothic Apocalypse: Encountering the Monstrous in American Cinema / Susan J. Tyburski --
The Riddle Was the Angel in the House: Towards an American Ecofeminist Gothic / Emily Carr --
'Uncanny States': Global EcoGothic and the World-Ecology in Rana Dasgupta's Tokyo Cancelled / Sharae Deckard --
Index.
Series Title: International Gothic (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Smith and William Hughes.

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