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11%OFFMarkman Ellis - The History of Gothic Fiction - 9780748611959 - V9780748611959
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The History of Gothic Fiction

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Description for The History of Gothic Fiction Paperback. The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film. Num Pages: 224 pages, 10 black & white plates. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; 3JJ; DSBF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 400.
The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film. Approaching key novels by authors such as Walpole (The Castle of Otranto), Radcliffe (The Romance of the Forest and The Mysteries of Udolpho), Austen (Northanger Abbey), Wollstonecraft (The Wrongs of Woman), Lewis (The Monk), Shelley (Frankenstein), Stoker (Dracula) and Halperin (White Zombie), the argument proceeds on historicist principles, analysing the peculiar tone of these fictions and uncovering themes of credulity and reason, secrecy and enlightenment, tyranny and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780748611959
SKU
V9780748611959
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About Markman Ellis
Markman Ellis is Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

Reviews for The History of Gothic Fiction
The beautifully reproduced illustrations in The History of Gothic Fiction are integral to the book since Ellis discusses them at length ... [This fine book] reveal[s] a critically sophisticated and historically informed interest in Gothic fiction that shows every sign of continuing in current and future literary study. A study that both historicizes the gothic novel and offers a series ... Read more

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