Literature: 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 doppelgänger, or the double, is usually understood as a peculiar figure that emerged in nineteenth-century Romantic and Gothic literature, reappearing time and again in books, films and cultural manifestations. This book argues that the double is a far-reaching phenomenon that has significant…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • Marie Corelli: Modernism, Morality, and Metaphysics book cover

    Marie Corelli: Modernism, Morality, and Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Margaret Davison, Elaine M. Hartnell

    This collection reappraises and retheorizes Marie Corelli’s diverse fictional writings and locates them in their contemporary literary and social context. Marie Corelli (1855-1924) was a fabulously popular novelist in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Yet, in her day,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge
    Historical Women's Writing

  • Locating Ann Radcliffe book cover

    Locating Ann Radcliffe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Smith, Mark Bennett

    This volume broadens the critical understanding of Ann Radcliffe’s work and includes explorations of the publication history of her work, her engagement with contemporary accounts of aesthetics, her travel writing, and her poetry. Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) was the best-selling author of the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Historical Women's Writing

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Gothic World book cover

    The Gothic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glennis Byron, Dale Townshend

    The Gothic World offers an extensive overview of the popular field of the Gothic, from the eighteenth century through to the present day. Encompassing the literary, it also extends critical debate in exciting new directions, including film, politics, fashion, architecture, fine art, music…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • New Directions in Children's Gothic: Debatable Lands book cover

    New Directions in Children's Gothic

    Debatable Lands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Jackson

    Children’s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children’s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children’s Gothic now when traditional monsters…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child: Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture book cover

    The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture, 1st Edition

    By Amy Billone

    This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

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