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A New Companion to the Gothic

Author: David Punter
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 79.
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The thoroughly expanded and updated New Companion to the Gothic, provides a series of stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy. The addition of 12 new essays and a section on 'Global Gothic' reflects the direction Gothic criticism has taken over the last decade. Many of the original essays have been revised to reflect current debatesOffers comprehensive coverage of criticism of the Gothic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Punter, David.
A New Companion to the Gothic.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Punter
ISBN: 9781444354928 1444354922 9781118396179 1118396170 1405198060 9781405198066
OCLC Number: 773567111
Description: 1 online resource (549 pages).
Contents: A NEW COMPANION TO THE GOTHIC; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Ghost of a History; Part I: Gothic Backgrounds; 1: In Gothic Darkly: Heterotopia, History, Culture; 2: The Goths in History and Pre-Gothic Gothic; 3: Gothic Shakespeare; 4: European Gothic; 5: The Gothic Ballad; Part II: The Original Gothic; 6: Ann Radcliffe and Matthew Lewis; 7: Mary Shelley, Author of; 8: Walter Scott, James Hogg, and Scottish Gothic; 9: Irish Gothic: C.R. Maturin and J.S. LeFanu; 10: The Political Culture of Gothic Drama. Part III: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Transformations11: Nineteenth-Century American Gothic; 12: The Ghost Story; 13: Gothic in the 1890s; 14: Fictional Vampires in the Nineteenth and Twentieth; 15: Horror Fiction: In Search of a Definition; 16: Love Bites: Contemporary Women's Vampire Fictions; 17: Gothic Film; 18: Shape and Shadow: On Poetry and the Uncanny; Part IV: Gothic Theory and Genre; 19: Gothic Criticism; 20: The Gothic Sublime; 21: Psychoanalysis and the Gothic; 22: Comic Gothic; 23: Gothic and the Graphic Novel; 24: Goth Culture; Part V: The Globalization of Gothic. 25: Global Gothic26: Australian Gothic; 27: New Zealand Gothic; 28: Canadian Gothic; 29: Asian Gothic; 30: Japanese Gothic; Part VI: The Continuing Debate; 31: Can You Forgive Her? The Gothic Heroine and Her Critics; 32: Picture This: Stephen King's Queer Gothic; 33: Seeing Things: Gothic and the Madness of Interpretation; 34: The Gothic Ghost of the Counterfeit and the Progress of Abjection; 35: The Magical Realism of the Contemporary Gothic; 36: Welcome the Coming, Speed the Parting Guest: Hospitality and the Gothic; Index.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 79.
Responsibility: edited by David Punter.
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Thoroughly expanded and updated, this widely acclaimed Companion provides a series of stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy. The New Companion offers comprehensive  Read more...

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