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Gothic and modernism : essaying dark literary modernity

Author: John Paul Riquelme
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
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Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Bram Stoker; Thomas Hardy; Dorothy Scarborough; Raymond Chandler; Bret Easton Ellis; M R James; Samuel Beckett; Mary Shelley; Octavia Butler; Wilkie Collins; Joseph Conrad; Virginia Woolf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Paul Riquelme
ISBN: 9780801888656 0801888654
OCLC Number: 781156729
Notes: Prvič izšlo v reviji Modern fiction studies, let. 46, št. 3, jesen 2000.
Description: VIII, 236 str. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction.Dark modernity from Mary Shelley to Samuel Beckett : gothic history, the gothic tradition, and modernism / John Paul Riquelme --
pt. I : the 1890s.Oscar Wilde's aesthetic gothic : Walter Pater, dark englightenment, and The picture of Dorian Gray / John Paul Riquelme."Double born" : Bram Stoker and the metrocolonial gothic / Joseph Valente.Oxford's ghosts : Jude the obscure and the end of gothic / Patrick O'Malley --
pt. II : gothic popular forms.Race, labor, and the gothic western : dispelling frontier myths in Dorothy Scarborough's The wind / Susan Kollin.I'm in the business, too" : gothic chivalry, private eyes, and proxy sex and violence in Chandler's The big sleep / Charles J. Rzepka.Parodied to death : the postmodern gothic of American psycho / Ruth Helyer --
pt. III : the gothic and language.Reading rooms : M. R. James and the library of modernity / Penny Fielding."No more than ghosts make" : the hauntology and gothic minimalism of Beckett's late work / Graham Fraser --
pt. IV : gothic cultural transformations : technology, the posthuman, and total war.From superhuman to posthuman : the gothic technological imaginary in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis / Theodora Goss and John Paul Riquelme.Gothic temporality and total war : Collins, Conrad, and Woolf / Paul K. Saint-Amour.
Responsibility: edited by John Paul Riquelme.

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