The Gothic Tradition

The Gothic Tradition

by David Stevens
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521777321

ISBN-13: 9780521777322

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The gothic influence on modern writers such as Angela Carter, Iain Banks and Stephen King is vivid and great as is the effect on the world of film and rock music. Part of the function of this book is to offer some guidance: not in terms of a fixed or definitive set of Gothic characteristics, but

Overview

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The gothic influence on modern writers such as Angela Carter, Iain Banks and Stephen King is vivid and great as is the effect on the world of film and rock music. Part of the function of this book is to offer some guidance: not in terms of a fixed or definitive set of Gothic characteristics, but rather in giving a framework for questions and explorations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521777322
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Cambridge Contexts in Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Approaching the gothic tradition; 2. Approaching the texts; 3. Texts and extracts; 4. Critical approaches; 5. How to write about the gothic; 6. Resources.

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