The Gothic / Edition 1

The Gothic / Edition 1

by Fred Botting
     
 

Like all of the NCI series, this title is an introduction designed not only to define modern terms of lit crit but also to stimulate discussion and encourage a deeper knowledge of the subject. Traces the history of the gothic and cultural significance of the form, from

its beginnings in the 18th cent. to modern times. Takse the student from basic material towards

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Overview

Like all of the NCI series, this title is an introduction designed not only to define modern terms of lit crit but also to stimulate discussion and encourage a deeper knowledge of the subject. Traces the history of the gothic and cultural significance of the form, from

its beginnings in the 18th cent. to modern times. Takse the student from basic material towards the more subtle in an accessible way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415092197
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Series:
New Critical Idiom Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface: The Gothic1
Gothic: Violence, Trauma and the Ethical7
Horace Walpole's Mysterious Mother and the Impossibility of Female Desire23
Abjection, Nationalism and the Gothic47
The Kitten's Nose: Dracula and Witchcraft71
Law and the Gothic Imagination87
The Passion of New Eve and the Cinema: Hysteria, Spectacle, Masquerade111
Candygothic133
The Gothic at Our Turn of the Century: Our Culture of Simulation and the Return of the Body153
Index181

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