Gothic Literature Products

  • 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 – 2017-10-18 

  • 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 – 2017-10-18 

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Ghost Story

    Edited by Scott Brewster, Luke Thurston

    The Handbook to the Ghost Story sets out to survey and significantly extend a new field of criticism which has been taking shape over recent years, centering on the ghost story and bringing together a vast range of interpretive methods and theoretical perspectives. The main task of the volume is to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge Literature Handbooks

  • Latin American Gothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Sandra Casanova-Vizcaíno, Inés Ordiz

    This book explores the Gothic mode as it appears in the literature, visual arts, and culture of different areas of Latin America. Focusing on works from authors in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, the Andes, Brazil, and the Southern Cone, the essays in this volume illuminate the existence of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Shelley's Textual Seductions

    Plotting Utopia in the Erotic and Political Works

    By Samuel Lyndon Gladden

    First published in 2002. This book surveys how and to what effect Shelley uses erotic narratives to mask political rhetoric within his attempts to describe and bring forth utopia. Posing erotic relationships as both an exemplar of the inequities of power and a paradigm for alternative social orders…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    RLE: Percy Shelley

  • The Monster in Theatre History

    This Thing of Darkness

    By Michael Chemers

    Monsters are fragmentary, uncertain, frightening creatures. What happens when they enter the realm of the theatre? The Monster in Theatre History explores the cultural genealogies of monsters as they appear in the recorded history of Western theatre. From the Ancient Greeks to the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 

  • Formulaicity and Creativity in Language and Literature

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11

  • Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

    By Beatrice Groves

    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J. K. Rowling’s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter’s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19

  • New Directions in Children’s Gothic

    Debatable Lands

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Frankenstein Notebooks

    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 the surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23

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