The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture: Pop Goth

The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture: Pop Goth

by Justin Edwards
     
 

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This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow of the Wind,

Overview

This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow of the Wind, Goth/ic popular music, Goth/ic on TV and film, new trends like Steampunk, well-known icons Batman and Lady Gaga, and theorizations of popular Gothic monsters (from zombies and vampires to werewolves and ghosts) in an age of terror/ism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781138016507
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Justin D Edwards is Professor of English at the University of Surrey.

Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet is Professor of American Literature at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

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