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Gothic music : the sounds of the uncanny

Author: Isabella van Elferen
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2012. ©2012
Series: Gothic literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Gothic Music traces the sound of the Gothic from the eerie echoing footsteps that haunt gothic novels to the dark soundscapes that give contemporary goth nightclubs their dark atmosphere. This broad perspective enables Isabella van Elferen to widen the scope of gothic music which includes bands such as Christian Death, Bauhaus, The Damned, and The Sisters of Mercy from its roots in the contemporary goth subculture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Darkwave (Music)
Gothic rock music
Rock gothique
Darkwave (Musique)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabella van Elferen
ISBN: 0708325122 9780708325124 0708325130 9780708325131
OCLC Number: 773015127
Awards: Winner of International Gothic Association Allan Lloyd Smith Prize 2013
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 'Baleful sounds and wild voices ignored' --
The sound of Gothic literature --
Gothic film music: the audiovisual uncanny --
Gothic television music: the unhomely home --
Gothic game music: hyperreality haunted --
Goth music: uncanny embodied --
The unthinkable sounds of the uncanny.
Series Title: Gothic literary studies.
Responsibility: Isabella van Elferen.

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Gothic Music: The Sounds of the Uncanny traces sonic Gothic through history and genres from the eighteenth-century ghost story through the spooky soundtracks of cinema, television and video games to  Read more...

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"Isabella van Elferen's book is original, witty, and provocative. Her approach is anything but reductive, as her epigraph--"Il y a plenty de hors-texte"--suggests. She considers music in a variety of Read more...

 
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