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The Gothic World

Edited by: Glennis Byron , Dale Townshend

Print publication date:  October  2013
Online publication date:  October  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415637442
eBook ISBN: 9780203490013
Adobe ISBN: 9781135053062

10.4324/9780203490013
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The Gothic World offers an overview of this popular field whilst also extending critical debate in exciting new directions such as film, politics, fashion, architecture, fine art and cyberculture. Structured around the principles of time, space and practice, and including a detailed general introduction, the five sections look at:

  • Gothic Histories
  • Gothic Spaces
  • Gothic Readers and Writers
  • Gothic Spectacle
  • Contemporary Impulses.

The Gothic World seeks to account for the Gothic as a multi-faceted, multi-dimensional force, as a style, an aesthetic experience and a mode of cultural expression that traverses genres, forms, media, disciplines and national boundaries and creates, indeed, its own ‘World’.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Politics of Gothic Historiography, 1660–1800 Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Gothic Antiquarianism in the Eighteenth Century Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Gothic and the New American Republic, 1770–1800 Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Gothic and the Celtic Fringe, 1750–1850 Download PDF
Chapter  5:  British Gothic Nationhood, 1760–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Gothic Colonies, 1850–1920 Download PDF
Chapter  7:  History, Trauma And The Gothic in Contemporary Western Fictions Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Gothic and the Architectural Imagination, 1740–1840 Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Gothic Geography, 1760–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Gothic and the Victorian Home Download PDF
Chapter  11:  American Gothic and the Environment, 1800—Present Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Gothic Cities and Suburbs, 1880—Present Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Gothic in Cyberspace Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Gothic and the Publishing World, 1780–1820 Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Gothic and the History of Reading, 1764–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Gothic Adaptation, 1764–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Gothic Romance, 1760–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Gothic Poetry, 1700–1900 Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Gothic Translation France, 1760–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Gothic Translation Germany, 1760–1830 Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Gothic and the Child Reader, 1764–1850 Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Gothic and the Child Reader, 1850—Present Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Gothic Sensations, 1850–1880 Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Young Adults and the Contemporary Gothic Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Earliest Parodies of Gothic Literature Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Figuring the Author in Modern Gothic Writing Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Gothic and the Question of Theory, 1900-Present Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Gothic and Eighteenth-Century Visual Art Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Gothic Visuality in the Nineteenth Century Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Gothic Theater, 1765-Present Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Ghosts, Monsters and Spirits, 1840–1900 Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Gothic Horror Film from The Haunted Castle (1896) to Psycho (1960) Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Gothic Horror Film, 1960—Present Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Southeast Asian Gothic Cinema Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Defining a Gothic Aesthetic in Modern and Contemporary Visual Art Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Sonic Gothic Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Gothic Lifestyle Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Gothic and Survival Horror Videogames Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Rewriting the Canon in Contemporary Gothic Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Gothic Tourism Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Gothic on the Small Screen Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Post-Millennial Monsters Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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