The Gothic Child

The Gothic Child

by Margarita Georgieva


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The Gothic Child by Margarita Georgieva

Fascination with the dark and death threats are now accepted features of contemporary fantasy and fantastic fictions for young readers. These go back to the early gothic genre in which child characters were extensively used by authors. The aim of this book is to rediscover the children in their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137306067
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/25/2013
Series: Palgrave Gothic
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Margarita Georgieva is a lecturer at the Université de Nice in France. She teaches professional translation and English courses. Her most recent translation is Dr Vanessa Marcié's Culture and Politics in France (2012). Georgieva's research interests range from 18th and 19th-century gothic to science fiction, fantasy literature and the child.

Table of Contents

Table of Figures Introduction 1. First Steps 2. 'Becoming as Little Children' 3. Experimenting with Children 4. Child Sublimation 5. The Political Child 6. The Gothic Child on Film Conclusions Bibliography

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