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Handbook to Gothic Literature

ISBN-10: 0814756107
ISBN-13: 9780814756102
Edition: N/A
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Book details

Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

From Anne Rice's best-selling novels to our recurrent interest in vampires and the occult, the Gothic has an unyielding hold on our imagination. But what exactly does "Gothic" mean? How does it differ from "terror" or "horror," and where do its parameters lie? Through a wide and eclectic range of brief essays written by leading scholars,The Handbook to Gothic Literatureprovides a virtual encyclopedia of things Gothic. From the Demonic to the Uncanny, the Bronte sisters to Melville, this volume plots the characteristics of Gothic's vastly different schools and manifestations, offering a comprehensive guide of Gothic writing and culture.Among the many topics and literary figures discussed are: American Gothic, Ambrose Bierce, the Bronte Sisters, Angela Carter, the Demonic, Female Gothic, the Frenetique School, Ghost Stories, Gothic Film, the Graveyard School, Horror, Imagination, Washington Irving, Henry James, H.P. Lovecraft, Madness, Herman Melville, Monstrosity, Occultism, Orientalism, Post-Colonial Gothic, Anne Radcliffe, Anne Rice, Romanticism, Sado-Masochism, Mary and P. B. Shelley, Bram Stoker, the Sublime, the Uncanny, Vampires, Werewolves, Oscar Wilde, andZerrissenheit.

List of Contributors
Introduction
Gothic Writers and Key Terms
Ainsworth, W. Harrison
American Gothic
Architecture - see Gothic Revival
Australian Gothic
Beckford, William
Bierce, Ambrose
Blackwood, Algernon
The Brontes
Brown, Charles Brockden
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward
Carter, Angela
Contemporary Gothic
Death
The Demonic
Dickens, Charles
Doyle, Arthur Conan
English-Canadian Gothic
Female Gothic
Frenetique School
German Gothic
Ghost Stories
Goethe, J. W. von
Gothic Architecture - see Gothic Revival
Gothic Drama
Gothic Film
Gothic Novel
Gothic Revival
Gothic Romance
Graveyard School
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Hero-Villain
Heroine
Hoffmann, E. T. A.
Hogg, James
Horror
Imagination
Irish Gothic
Irving, Washington
Jacobs, W. W.
James, Henry
James, Montague Rhodes
Le Fanu, J. Sheridan
Lewis, Matthew
Lovecraft, H. P.
Machen, Arthur
Madness
Maturin, Charles Robert
Melville, Herman
Monstrosity
New Gothic - see Contemporary Gothic
Nightmare
Occultism
Orientalism
Penny Dreadfuls
Poe, Edgar Allan
Postcolonial Gothic
Radcliffe, Ann
Rice, Anne
Roman Noir
Romanticism
Russian Gothic
Sade, Marquis De
Sado-Masochism
San Francisco Gothic
Scottish Gothic
Shelley, Mary
Shelley, P. B.
Southern Gothic
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Stoker, Bram
The Sublime
The Supernatural
Terror
The Uncanny - see Unheimlich
Vampire
Walpole, Horace
Wandering Jew
Welsh Gothic
Werewolf - see Lycanthropy
Wilde, Oscar
Witches and Witchcraft
Wizards
Zerrissenheit
Gothic Specialisms
Cabbalism
Colonial Gothic
Counterfeit
Cyberpunk
Doppelganger
The Fantastic
Golem
Goth, Gothic
Gothic Art
Gothic Body
Gothic Fairy-Tale
Gothic Language
Gothic Manservant
Gothic Parody
Gothic Photography
Gothic Science Fiction
The Grotesque
Hermetism
Historico-Gothic
Illuminati Novels
Jacobean Tragedy
The Lamia
Lycanthropy
Magical Realism
Necromancy
Northanger Novels
Paranoid Gothic
The Phantom
Politico-Gothic
Popular Horror Fiction
Porphyria
Rosicrucian Fiction
Schauerroman
Sensation Fiction
Sensibility
Spiritualism
Sturm Und Drang
Transgression
Unheimlich (The Uncanny)
Urban Gothic
Selected Reading

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