Gothic Evolutions

Author: Corinna Wagner
Editor: Broadview Press
ISBN: 177048423X
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The texts in this unique collection range from the Gothic Revival of the late eighteenth century through to the late Victorian gothic, and from the poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge to the short fiction of H.G. Wells and Henry James. Genres represented include medievalist poetry, psychological thrillers, dark political dystopias, sinister tales of social corruption, and popular ghost tales. In addition to a wide selection of classic and lesser-known texts from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Gothic Evolutions includes key examples of the aesthetic, scientific, and cultural theory related to the Gothic, from John Locke and David Hume to Sigmund Freud and Julia Kristeva.
Gothic Evolutions
Language: en
Pages: 625
Authors: Corinna Wagner
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-23 - Publisher: Broadview Press

The texts in this unique collection range from the Gothic Revival of the late eighteenth century through to the late Victorian gothic, and from the poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge to the short fiction of H.G. Wells and Henry James. Genres represented include medievalist poetry, psychological thrillers, dark political dystopias,
A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Sherri L. Brown, Carol Senf, Ellen J. Stockstill
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Gothic began as a designation for barbarian tribes, was associated with the cathedrals of the High Middle Ages, was used to describe a marginalized literature in the late eighteenth century, and continues today in a variety of forms (literature, film, graphic novel, video games, and other narrative and artistic
Neo-Gothic Narratives
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Sarah E. Maier, Brenda Ayres
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-31 - Publisher:

'Neo-Gothic Narratives' defines and theorises what mobilises the employment of the Gothic to speak to our own times.
The Cambridge History of the Gothic: Volume 2, Gothic in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Dale Townshend, Angela Wright
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This second volume of The Cambridge History of the Gothic provides a rigorous account of the Gothic in British, American and Continental European culture, from the Romantic period through to the Victorian fin de siècle. Here, leading scholars in the fields of literature, theatre, architecture and the history of science
Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories that Speak to Our Deepest Fears [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 967
Authors: Matt Cardin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-21 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This two-volume set offers comprehensive coverage of horror literature that spans its deep history, dominant themes, significant works, and major authors, such as Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, and Anne Rice, as well as lesser-known horror writers. • Describes horror literature during different periods, thus helping readers understand the roots