Gothic Literature Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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