The twilight of the Gothic? : vampire fiction and the rise of the paranormal romance [1991-2012] (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The twilight of the Gothic? : vampire fiction and the rise of the paranormal romance [1991-2012]
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The twilight of the Gothic? : vampire fiction and the rise of the paranormal romance [1991-2012]

Author: Joseph Crawford
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2014.
Series: Gothic literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Twilight of the Gothic? explores the history of the paranormal romance genre from its origins in the horror and romance fiction of the 1970s to its expansion into a genre of mainstream fiction over the last ten years. Tracing the genre from its roots in older gothic fiction written by and for women, Joseph Crawford examines the interconnected histories of the genres of gothic and romantic fiction, from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Stephenie Meyer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Crawford
ISBN: 1783160640 9781783160648
OCLC Number: 893920430
Description: viii, 334 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The first 800 years --
Romancing the paranormal --
Sleeping with the enemy --
The new millennium --
The Twilight controversy --
Mutations --
Epilogue. Signs and portents : Red Riding Hood, Snow White and the huntsman and Fifty shades of grey.
Series Title: Gothic literary studies.
Responsibility: Joseph Crawford.

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This book explores the history of the paranormal romance genre, from its earliest eighteenth-century sources to the commercial success of contemporary media franchises such as Twilight and True Blood.

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