The Victorian Gothic (häftad)
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Edinburgh University Press
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The Victorian Gothic

An Edinburgh Companion

Häftad,  Engelska, 2015-05-30
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This book offers an invaluable insight into the complex and various Gothic forms of the 19th century. The Edinburgh Companion to the Victorian Gothic is an essential resource for students and scholars working on the Gothic, Victorian literature and culture and critical theory. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in their field on a specific topic within the Victorian writing, including science, medicine, Queer theory, imperialism, nationalism, and gender. Additional chapters on the ghost story, realism, the fin de siecle, pulp fictions, sensation fiction, and the Victorian way of death means that this Companion provides the most complete overview of the Victorian Gothic to date. This title is unique as a multi-authored, comprehensive exploration of the Victorian Gothic. It offers original research in all chapters. It sets the agenda for future scholarship in the field.
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Andrew Smith is Reader in 19th Century English Literature at the University of Sheffield. William Hughes is Professor of Gothic Studies at Bath Spa University.


Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Locating the Victorian Gothic - Andrew Smith and William Hughes; Realism and the Victorian Gothic: Objects of Terror Transformed - Martin Willis, University of Glamorgan; Sensation Fiction: A Peep Behind the Veil - Laurence Talairach-Vielmas, University of Toulouse; Victorian Gothic Pulp Fiction - Jarlath Killeen, Trinity College Dublin; Victorian Gothic Drama - Diane Long Hoeveler, University of Marquette; Victorian Gothic poetry: The Corpse's Text - Caroline Franklin and Michael Franklin, Swansea University; The Victorian Ghost Story - Nick Freeman, Loughborough University; Victorian Gothic and National Identity- Avril Horner, Kingston University; The Victorian Gothic and Gender - Carol Margaret Davison, University of Windsor; Queer Victorian Gothic - Ardel Thomas, San Francisco College; Victorian Gothic Death - Andrew Smith; Science and the Gothic - Kelly Hurley, University of Colorado at Boulder; Victorian Medicine and the Gothic - William Hughes; Imperial Gothic - Patrick Brantlinger, Indiana University; Fin de Siecle Gothic - Vicky Margree, and Bryony Randall, University of Glasgow; Index.