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The gothic imagination : conversations on fantasy, horror, and science fiction in the media

Author: John C Tibbetts
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Gothic tradition continues to excite the popular imagination. John C. Tibbetts presents interviews and conversations with prominent novelists, filmmakers, artists, and film and television directors and actors as they trace the Gothic mode across three centuries, from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, through H.P. Lovecraft, to today's science fiction, goth, and steampunk culture. H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King, Ray  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Tibbetts
ISBN: 9780230118164 023011816X 9780230118171 0230118178
OCLC Number: 773871519
Description: xiv, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Voices heard 'round the cosmic campfire --
The lovecraft circle --
The heroic age of fantasy and science fiction --
The Bradbury chronicles --
Destination: Mars! --
The extravagant gaze --
"Where no man has gone before ..." --
The music of terror --
Postmodern Gothic --
"The heresy of humanism" --
"Night vision."
Responsibility: John C. Tibbetts ; preface by Richard Holmes.
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This book brings together the author's interviews with many prominent figures in fantasy, horror, and science fiction to examine the traditions and extensions of the gothic mode of storytelling over  Read more...

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"Tibbetts (Schumann: A Chorus of Voices) brings a fan's enthusiasm and a scholar's acumen to the dozens of interviews of professionals in horror, fantasy, science film, art, and comics that make up Read more...

 
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