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By David Punter,Glennis Byron

ISBN-10: 0631220623

ISBN-13: 9780631220626

ISBN-10: 0631220631

ISBN-13: 9780631220633

This consultant offers an summary of the main major matters and debates in Gothic experiences.

  • Provides an summary of the main major concerns and debates in Gothic studies.
  • Explains the origins and improvement of the time period Gothic.
  • Explores the evolution of the Gothic in either literary and non-literary kinds, together with artwork, structure and film.
  • Features authoritative readings of key works, starting from Horace Walpole’s The fort of Otranto to Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho.
  • Considers recurrent matters of the Gothic corresponding to persecution and paranoia, key motifs equivalent to the haunted citadel, and figures similar to the vampire and the monster.
  • Includes a chronology of key Gothic texts, together with fiction and picture from the 1760s to the current day, and a complete bibliography.

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