Gothic Literature Products

  • Stephen King and American History

    1st Edition

    By Tony Magistrale, Michael J. Blouin

    This book surveys the labyrinthine relationship between Stephen King and American history. By depicting American history as a doomed cycle of greed and violence, King poses a number of important questions: who gets to make history, what gets left out, how one understands one's role within it, and…

    Paperback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • The Gothic Novel and the Stage

    Romantic Appropriations, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Saggini

    In this ground-breaking study Francesca Saggini explores the relationship between the late eighteenth-century novel and the theatre, arguing that the implicit theatricality of the Gothic novel made it an obvious source from which dramatists could take ideas. Similarly, elements of the theatre…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Tropical Gothic in Literature and Culture

    The Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin D. Edwards, Sandra Vasconcelos

    Tropical Gothic examines Gothic within a specific geographical area of ‘the South’ of the Americas. In so doing, we structure the book around geographical coordinates (from North to South) and move between various national traditions of the gothic (Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, etc) alongside regional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture

    Technogothics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justin D. Edwards

    This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Keetley, Matthew Sivils

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

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book discusses sex and death in the eighteenth-century, an era that among other forms produced the Gothic novel, commencing the prolific examination of the century’s shifting attitudes toward death and uncovering literary moments in which sexuality and death often conjoined. By bringing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Unnameable Monster in Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By Maria Beville

    This book visits the 'Thing' in its various manifestations as an unnameable monster in literature and film, reinforcing the idea that the very essence of the monster is its excess and its indeterminacy. Tied primarily to the artistic modes of the gothic, science fiction, and horror, the unnameable…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

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