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Art of Darkness.

Author: Williams, Anne.
Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In examining the principles governing Gothic literature, this book proposes three new premises: that Gothic is poetic, not novelistic, in nature; that there are two parallel Gothic traditions - Male  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Williams, Anne.
ISBN: 1282070274 9781282070271 0226899063 9780226899060 0226899071 9780226899077
OCLC Number: 824153255
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages)
Contents: Cover --
CONTENTS --
Acknowledgments --
INTRODUCTION Gothic Fiction's Family Romances --
Part One: Riding Nightmares; or, What's Novel about Gothic? --
ONE The Nightmare of History: Acting On and Acting Out --
TWO The House of Bluebeard: Gothic Engineering --
THREE Pope as Gothic "Novelist": Eloisa to Abelard --
FOUR Symbolization and Its Discontents --
FIVE The Nature of Gothic --
SIX Family Plots --
Part Two: Reading Nightm232;res; or, The Two Gothic Traditions --
SEVEN Nightm232;re's Milk: The Male and Female Formulas --
EIGHT Male Gothic: Si(g)ns of the Fathers --
NINE Demon Lovers: The Monk10; --
TEN Why Are Vampires Afraid of Garlic? Dracula10; --
ELEVEN The Female Plot of Gothic Fiction --
TWELVE The Male as "Other" --
THIRTEEN The Fiction of Feminine Desires: Not the Mirror but the Lamp --
FOURTEEN The Eighteenth-Century Psyche: The Mysteries of Udolpho10; --
Part Three: Writing in Gothic; or, Changing the Subject --
FIFTEEN Dispelling the Name of the Father --
SIXTEEN An "I" for an Eye: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner10; --
SEVENTEEN "Frost at Midnight": (M)others and Other Strangers --
EIGHTEEN Keats and the Names of the Mother --
EPILOGUE The Mysteries of Enlightenment; or, Dr. Freud's Gothic Novel --
APPENDIX A Inner and Outer Spaces: The Alien Trilogy --
APPENDIX B Gothic Families --
APPENDIX C The Female Plot of Gothic Fiction --
Bibliography --
Index.

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