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Gothic imagination

G. R. Thompson

Gothic imagination

essays in dark romanticism

by G. R. Thompson

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Washington State University Press in (Pullman) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Romanticism.,
  • Gothic revival (Literature),
  • American fiction -- 19th century -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by G. R. Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR146
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18966966M

    The Gothic Imagination is based at the University of Stirling, Scotland and Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Press alt + / to open this menu. Facebook. Email or Phone: Book Series. Victorian Popular Fiction Association. Nonprofit Organization. Horror Homeroom. Arts & Humanities Website. The Pagan Community. Company Followers: K. Daphne Du Maurier: Writing, Identity and the Gothic Imagination. Avril Horner, Sue Zlosnik. Palgrave Macmillan, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. This book is the first full-length evaluation of du Maurier's fiction and the first critical study of du Maurier as a Gothic writer. Using the most recent work in Gothic and gender.

      It’s curious that a celebration of “the Gothic imagination” should take place in the modernist-orientalist terracotta fortress of the British Library. After all, just next door looms the St Pancras Hotel, complete with enough pointed arches and foliated window-frames to keep even the most jaded Gothic revivalist happy. Daphne du Maurier: Writing, Identity and the Gothic Imagination is the first full-length evaluation of du Maurier's fiction and the first critical study of du Maurier as a Gothic writer. Horner and Zlosnik argue that the fears at the heart of du Maurier's Gothic fictions reflect both personal and broader cultural anxieties concerning sexual and social identity.5/5(1).

    Dale Townshend, Senior Lecturer in Gothic and Romantic Literature at the University of Stirling, edited and introduces the accompanying book, which contains original essays by major scholars of the Gothic alongside images of objects from the exhibition.   This book brings together the author's interviews with many prominent figures in fantasy, horror, and science fiction to examine the traditions and extensions of the gothic mode of storytelling over the last years and its contemporary influence on film and : John C. Tibbetts.


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