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Twenty-First-Century Gothic : Great Gothic Novels Since 2000.

Author: Danel Olson
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2011.
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Selected by a poll of more than 180 Gothic specialists (creative writers, professors, critics, and Gothic Studies program developers at universities), the fifty-three original works discussed in Twenty-First-Century Gothic represent the most impressive Gothic novels written around the world between 2000-2010. The essays in this volume discuss the merits of these novels, highlighting the influences and key components  Read more...
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Olson, Danel.
Twenty-First-Century Gothic : Great Gothic Novels Since 2000.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Danel Olson
ISBN: 9780810877290 0810877295
OCLC Number: 700706826
Description: 1 online resource (711 pages)
Contents: Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. From Asperger's Syndrome to Monosexual Reproduction; Ch02. The Sleep of Reason; Ch03. Beasts; Ch04. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood as a Modern "Bluebeard"; Ch05. Death and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak; Ch06. Cinematic Femme Fatales and Weimar Germany in Elizabeth Hand's The Bride of Frankenstein: Pandora's Bride; Ch07. Ghosts in a Mirror; Ch08. Repositioning the Bodies; Ch09. Marvels and Horrors; Ch10. What We Hide Within Us; Ch11. Michel Faber, Feminism, and the Neo-Gothic Novel; Ch12. Shedding Light on the Gothic. Ch13. Gothic Western Epic FantasyCh14. Wonder and Awe; Ch15. Drac the Ripper; Ch16. The New Southern Gothic; Ch17. Margot Livesey's Eva Moves the Furniture; Ch18. Fatal Women and Their Stratagems; Ch19. A Monster Sensation; Ch20. Fairy Goth-Mothers; Ch21. In Praise of She Wolves; Ch22. Andrew Davidson's The Gargoyle; Ch23. The Perils of Reading; Ch24. Making Fish Out of Men; Ch25. Raised By the Dead; Ch26. Death Comes in the Mail; Ch27. Vlad Lives!; Ch28. Gothic New York in James Lasdun's The Horned Man; Ch29. Economies of Leave-Taking in Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves. Ch30. Dread and Decorum in Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr. NorrellCh31. Renovation is Hell, and Other Gothic Truths Deep Inside Jennifer Egan's The Keep; Ch32. Nancy Drew Goes Gothic?; Ch33. The Tyranny of Time and Identity; Ch34. "And That Was the Reason I Perished"; Ch35. Deadly Words; Ch36. His Dark Materials; Ch37. The Vigilante in Michael Cox's The Meaning of Night :A Confession; Ch38. London Demons; Ch39. Haunting Voices, Haunted Text; Ch40. Borderline Gothic; Ch41. Narrative and Regeneration; Ch42. Educating Kathy; Ch43. Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men. Ch44. Jeffrey Ford's The Portrait of Mrs. CharbuqueCh45. Gothic Maternity; Ch46. Natsuo Kirino's Real World; Ch47. The Longest Gothic Goodbye in the World; Ch48. A Labyrinth of Mirrors; Ch49. An Icy Allegory of Cultural Survival; Ch50. Are They All Horrid?; Ch51. Snakes, Bulls, and the Preoccupations of History; Ch52. Gothic, Romantic, or Just Sadomasochistic?; Ch53. Shaggy Dog Stories; APPENDIX A. Consultants and Contributors; APPENDIX B. Honorable Mentions; APPENDIX C. Novel Publication Details; Index; About the Editor; About the Contributors.

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Selected by a poll of more than 180 Gothic specialists (creative writers, professors, critics, and Gothic Studies program developers at universities), the fifty-three original works discussed in Twenty-First-Century Gothic represent the most impressive Gothic novels written around the world between 2000-2010. The essays in this volume discuss the merits of these novels, highlighting the influences and key components that make them worthy of inclusion. Many of the pioneer voices of Gothic Studies, as well as other key critics of the field, have all contributed new essays to this volume, includ.

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