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Navarette, Susan J. 1960-

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Works: 5 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 356 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference proceedings 
Classifications: PR878.T3, 823.087380908
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Publications about Susan J Navarette
Publications by Susan J Navarette
Most widely held works by Susan J Navarette
The shape of fear : horror and the fin de siècle culture of decadence by Susan J Navarette( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
"Susan J. Navarette examines the ways in which scientific and cultural concerns of late nineteenth-century England are coded in the horror literature of the period. By contextualizing the structural, stylistic, and thematic systems developed by writers seeking to reenact textually the entropic forces they perceived in the natural world, Navarette reconstructs the late Victorian mentalite. She analyzes aesthetic responses to trends in contemporary science and explores horror writers' use of scientific methodologies to support their perception that a long-awaited period of cultural decline had begun." "In her analysis of the classics Turn of the Screw and Heart of Darkness, Navarette shows how James and Conrad made artistic use of earlier "scientific" readings of the body. She also considers works by lesser-known authors Walter de la Mare, Vernon Lee, and Arthur Machen, who produced fin de siecle stories that took the form of "hybrid literary monstrosities.""--BOOK JACKET
Nursery realms : children in the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and horror ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The topos of the lost Eden in nineteenth-century literature by Susan J Navarette( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF FEAR: DECADENT STYLE AND THE 'FIN DE SIECLE' LITERATURE OF HORROR (WILDE, CONRAD, DE LA MARE, LEE) by Susan J Navarette( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The first chapter of the dissertation reappraises traditional assumptions about creators of such stories and examines the various uses to which they put the Decadent style. The central chapters are studies of relevant but neglected works by diverse writers, including Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Walter de la Mare, and Vernon Lee. Their work in this sub-genre reveals that the Decadent style was viewed not merely as a means of heightening their sensitivity to aesthetic pleasures but also (although more
The shape of fear : horror and the fin de siècle of decadence by Susan J Navarette( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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English (12)
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