E-books: Gothic Literature

  • Double Trouble: The Doppelgänger from Romanticism to Postmodernism book cover

    Double Trouble

    The Doppelgänger from Romanticism to Postmodernism, 1st Edition

    By Eran Dorfman

    The double, doppelgänger, is mostly understood as a peculiar figure that emerged in nineteenth-century Romantic and gothic literature. Far from being a merely esoteric entity, however, this book argues that the double, although it mostly goes unnoticed, is a widespread phenomenon that has…

    eBook – 2020-01-17
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Patrick McGrath and his Worlds: Madness and the Transnational Gothic book cover

    Patrick McGrath and his Worlds

    Madness and the Transnational Gothic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Foley, Rebecca Duncan

    Following the publication of Ghost Town (2005), a complex, globally conscious genealogy of millennial Manhattan, McGrath’s transnational status as an English author resident in New York, his pointed manipulation of British and American contexts, and his clear apprehension of imperial legacies have…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Spectres from the Past: Slavery and the Politics of

    Spectres from the Past

    Slavery and the Politics of "History" in West African and African-American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Portia Owusu

    Spectres from the Past: The "History" of Slavery in West African and African-American Narratives examines the merit of the claim that West African writers, in comparison to African-Americans authors, deliberately expunge the history of slavery from literary narratives. The book explores slavery in…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • The Shape of Fantasy: Investigating the Structure of American Heroic Epic Fantasy book cover

    The Shape of Fantasy

    Investigating the Structure of American Heroic Epic Fantasy, 1st Edition

    By Charul Palmer-Patel

    The Shape of Fantasy is an in-depth look at Heroic Epic Fantasy. It depicts structural and narrative patterns with models stemming from science and philosophy. Although Fantasy Fiction is generally defined by its impossibility, Fantasy Fiction not an illogical form. It is, in fact, governed by a…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • Doubles and Hybrids in Latin American Gothic book cover

    Doubles and Hybrids in Latin American Gothic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Alcalá González, Ilse Marie Bussing López

    Doubles and Hybrids in Latin American Gothic focuses on a recurrent motif that is fundamental in the Gothic—the double. This volume explores how this ancient notion acquires tremendous force in a region, Latin America, which is itself defined by duplicity (indigenous/European, autochthonous…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Cultural Politics in Harry Potter: Life, Death and the Politics of Fear book cover

    Cultural Politics in Harry Potter

    Life, Death and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rubén Jarazo-Álvarez, Pilar Alderete-Diez

    Cultural Politics in Harry Potter: Life, Death and the Politics of Fear is the first book-length analysis of topics, such as death, fear and biopolitics in J.K. Rowling’s work from controversial and interdisciplinary perspectives. This collection brings together recent theoretical and applied…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • Haunted Europe: Continental Connections in English-Language Gothic Writing, Film and New Media book cover

    Haunted Europe

    Continental Connections in English-Language Gothic Writing, Film and New Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evert Jan Van Leeuwen, Michael Newton

    Haunted Europe offers the first comprehensive account of the British and Irish fascination with a Gothic vision of continental Europe, tracing its effect on British intellectual life from the birth of the Gothic novel, to the eve of Brexit, and the symbolic recalibration of the UK’s relationship to…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media book cover

    Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media

    1st Edition

    By Aspasia Stephanou

    This book examines the manifestations of materiality across different gothic media to show the inhuman at the heart of literature, film and contemporary media, outlining a philosophy of horror that deals with the horror of the nonhuman, the machine and the nonorganic. The author explores how…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen: Representation, Interpretation, and Feminist Inquiry book cover

    Gothic Heroines on Screen

    Representation, Interpretation, and Feminist Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen explores the translation of the literary Gothic heroine on screen, the potential consequences of these adaptations, and contemporary interpretations of the form. Each chapter illuminates the significance of this moving image mediation, relating its screen topics to their…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny: Ecoculture, Literature and Religion book cover

    Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny

    Ecoculture, Literature and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Rod Giblett

    Sigmund Freud’s essay 'The Uncanny' is celebrating a century since publication. It is arguably his greatest and most fruitful contribution to the study of culture and the environment. Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny brings into the open neglected aspects of the uncanny in this famous…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Haunted Castle: A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism book cover

    The Haunted Castle

    A Study of the Elements of English Romanticism, 1st Edition

    By Eino Railo

    Published in 1927: The purpose of the present work is consequently to serve as a guide to English horror-romanticism and by presenting  the chief materials used by it and grouping them according to the various themes employed, to show how the main romantic movement that began at the turn of…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • George R.R. Martin and the Fantasy Form book cover

    George R.R. Martin and the Fantasy Form

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Rex Young

    Using the frameworks of literary theory relevant to modern fantasy, Dr. Joseph Young undertakes a compelling examination of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and his employment of the structural demands and thematic aptitudes of his chosen genre. Examining Martin’s approaches to his…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

2Series in Gothic Literature

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