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Carmilla A Critical Edition

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ISBN-10: 0815633114

ISBN-13: 9780815633112

Edition: 2013

Authors: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Kate Costello-Sullivan

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First serialized in the journal The Dark Blue and later published in the collection In a Glass Darkly, Le Fanu's 1872 vampire tale chronicles the experiences of a young woman lured by the charms of a female vampire. This edition includes a student-oriented introduction and four interdisciplinary essays that employ a variety of theoretical perspectives. Ranging from politics to gender, Gothicism to feminism, and nineteenth-century aestheticism to contemporary film studies, these critical yet accessible articles model the diverse ways in which scholars can approach a single text. With a glossary, biography, bibliography, and explanatory notes, this edition is ideal for students of Irish and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Notes on the Text
Introduction: Meet Carmilla
An Irish Carmilla?
Carmilla and the Politics of Indistinguishability
A "Ghastly Fancy": The Picturesque and the Gothic in Carmilla as a Vampire Aesthetic
On Celluloid Carmillas
Works Cited and Additional Materials
Biographical Notes