Literature: Gothic Literature

  • Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature book cover

    Narrating Death

    The Limit of Literature

    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 – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • The Psychology of Vampires book cover

    The Psychology of Vampires

    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 – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

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

    Gothic Peregrinations

    The Unexplored and Re-explored Territories

    By Agnieszka Łowczanin, Katarzyna Małecka

    This volume examines Gothic peregrinations not only from a geographical perspective but also to investigate how the genre has been at odds with strict demarcation of generic boundaries. Analyzing texts which come from outside the Gothic canon, yet prove to be deeply indebted to it, like bereavement…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    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

    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
    Routledge

  • 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

    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
    Routledge
    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

    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
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature book cover

    The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature

    By Lorna Piatti-Farnell

    Prominent examples from contemporary vampire literature expose a desire to re-evaluate and re-work the long-standing, folkloristic interpretation of the vampire as the immortal undead. This book explores the "new vampire" as a literary trope, offering a comprehensive critical analysis of vampires…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The Gothic's Gothic (Routledge Revivals): Study Aids to the Tradition of The Tale of Terror book cover

    The Gothic's Gothic (Routledge Revivals)

    Study Aids to the Tradition of The Tale of Terror

    By Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV

    First published in 1988, this book aims to provide keys to the study of Gothicism in British and American literature. It gathers together much material that had not been cited in previous works of this kind and secondary works relevant to literary Gothicism — biographies, memoirs and graphic arts.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Gothic Immortals (Routledge Revivals): The Fiction of the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross book cover

    Gothic Immortals (Routledge Revivals)

    The Fiction of the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross

    By Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    First published in 1990, this book represents the first full-length study of into the group of novels designated ‘Rosicrucian’ and traces the emergence of this distinct fictional genre, revealing a continuous occult tradition running through seemingly diverse literary texts. Taking the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Frankenstein Notebooks: Part One Draft Notebook A book cover

    The Frankenstein Notebooks

    Part One Draft Notebook A

    Edited by Charles E. Robinson

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is arguably the best known work of the English Romantic period. First published in 1996, this edition of The Frankenstein Notebooks contains not only facsimiles and transcriptions of all of surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge

  • The Frankenstein Notebooks: Part Two Draft Notebook B and Fair-Copy Notebooks C1 and C2 book cover

    The Frankenstein Notebooks

    Part Two Draft Notebook B and Fair-Copy Notebooks C1 and C2

    Edited by Charles E. Robinson

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is arguably the best known work of the English Romantic period. First published in 1996, this edition of The Frankenstein Notebooks contains not only facsimiles and transcriptions of all of surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge

  • Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature book cover

    Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    Edited by Dawn Keetley, Matthew Wynn Sivils

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

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