Literature: Gothic 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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Spanish Vampire Fiction since 1900: Blood Relations book cover

    Spanish Vampire Fiction since 1900

    Blood Relations, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Lee Six

    Spanish Vampire Fiction since 1900: Blood Relations, as that subtitle suggests, makes the case for considering Spanish vampire fiction an index of the complex relationship between intercultural phenomena and the specifics of a time, place, and author. Supernatural beings that drink blood are found…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Formulaicity and Creativity in Language and Literature book cover

    Formulaicity and Creativity in Language and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian MacKenzie, Martin A. Kayman

    Formulaicity is pervasive in both spoken and written language. Speakers use a huge amount of prefabricated language including collocations, idioms, fixed and semi-fixed expressions, and verbal creativity often involves combining established word sequences rather than inventing wholly new ones. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07

  • Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature book cover

    Narrating Death

    The Limit of Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel K. Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, Michelle Wang

    Drawing on literary and visual texts spanning from the twelfth century to the present, this volume of essays explores what happens when narratives try to push the boundaries of what can be said about death.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • The Psychology of Vampires book cover

    The Psychology of Vampires

    1st Edition

    By David Cohen

    Why have vampires become such a feature of modern culture? Can vampire-like conditions be explained by medical research? Is there a connection between vampirism and Freud? The Psychology of Vampires presents a captivating look at the origins of vampires in myth and history, and the psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Gothic Peregrinations: The Unexplored and Re-explored Territories book cover

    Gothic Peregrinations

    The Unexplored and Re-explored Territories, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Lowczanin, Katarzyna Malecka

    For over two hundred years, the Gothic has remained fixed in the European and American imaginations, steadily securing its position as a global cultural mode in recent decades. The globalization of Gothic studies has resulted in the proliferation of new critical concepts and a growing academic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Horror Film and Affect: Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership book cover

    Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27

  • Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide: Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts book cover

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide

    Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada, Anne Besnault-Levita

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide contributes to a new phase in the Victorian-modern debate of traditional periodization through the perspective lens of literature and the visual arts. Breaking away from conventionally fixed discourses and dichotomies, this book utilizes an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic: The Gothic Compass book cover

    New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic

    The Gothic Compass, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Donna Lee Brien

    This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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