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A new companion to the Gothic

Author: David Punter
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 79.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : repr

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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Punter
ISBN: 9781405198066 1405198060 9781444354959 1444354957
OCLC Number: 874332103
Notes: Neuaufl. von: A companion to the Gothic.
Description: XVI, 549 S.
Contents: Notes on Contributors x <p>Acknowledgments xvii <p>Introduction: The Ghost of a History 1 David Punter <p>Part I. Gothic Backgrounds 11 <p>1 In Gothic Darkly: Heterotopia, History, Culture 13 Fred Botting <p>2 The Goths in History and Pre-Gothic Gothic 25 Robin Sowerby <p>3 Gothic Shakespeare 38 Dale Townshend <p>4 European Gothic 64 Neil Cornwell <p>5 The Gothic Ballad 77 Douglass H. Thomson <p>Part II. The Original Gothic 91 <p>6 Ann Radcliffe and Matthew Lewis 93 Robert Miles <p>7 Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein 110 Nora Crook <p>8 Walter Scott, James Hogg, and Scottish Gothic 123 Ian Duncan <p>9 Irish Gothic: C. R. Maturin and J. S. LeFanu 135 Victor Sage <p>10 The Political Culture of Gothic Drama 148 David Worrall <p>Part III. Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Transformations 161 <p>11 Nineteenth-Century American Gothic 163 Allan Lloyd Smith <p>12 The Ghost Story 176 Julia Briggs <p>13 Gothic in the 1890s 186 Glennis Byron <p>14 Fictional Vampires in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 197 William Hughes <p>15 Horror Fiction: In Search of a Definition 211 Clive Bloom <p>16 Love Bites: Contemporary Women s Vampire Fictions 224 Gina Wisker <p>17 Gothic Film 239 Heidi Kaye <p>18 Shape and Shadow: On Poetry and the Uncanny 252 David Punter <p>Part IV. Gothic Theory and Genre 265 <p>19 Gothic Criticism 267 Chris Baldick and Robert Mighall <p>20 The Gothic Sublime 288 Vijay Mishra <p>21 Psychoanalysis and the Gothic 307 Michelle A. Masse <p>22 Comic Gothic 321 Avril Horner and Sue Zlosnik <p>23 Gothic and the Graphic Novel 335 Julia Round <p>24 Goth Culture 350 Catherine Spooner <p>Part V. The Globalization of Gothic 367 <p>25 Global Gothic 369 Glennis Byron <p>26 Australian Gothic 379 Ken Gelder <p>27 New Zealand Gothic 393 Ian Conrich <p>28 Canadian Gothic 409 Cynthia Sugars <p>29 Asian Gothic 428 Katarzyna Ancuta <p>30 Japanese Gothic 442 Charles Shiro Inouye <p>Part VI. The Continuing Debate 455 <p>31 Can You Forgive Her? The Gothic Heroine and Her Critics 457 Kate Ferguson Ellis <p>32 Picture This: Stephen King s Queer Gothic 469 Steven Bruhm <p>33 Seeing Things: Gothic and the Madness of Interpretation 481 Scott Brewster <p>34 The Gothic Ghost of the Counterfeit and the Progress of Abjection 496 Jerrold E. Hogle <p>35 The Magical Realism of the Contemporary Gothic 510 Lucie Armitt <p>36 Welcome the Coming, Speed the Parting Guest: Hospitality and the Gothic 523 Joanne Watkiss <p>Index 535
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 79.
Other Titles: Gothic
Responsibility: ed. by David Punter.


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