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Record Nr.

UNINA9910528905403321

Autore

Smith Andrew <1964->

Titolo

Gothic literature [[electronic resource] /] / Andrew Smith

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Edinburgh, : Edinburgh University Press, c2013

ISBN

1-78402-000-1

0-7486-4743-0

Edizione

[2nd ed.]

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (267 p.)

Collana

Edinburgh critical guides to literature

Disciplina

809.38729

820.911

Soggetti

Gothic revival (Literature) - Great Britain

Gothic revival (Literature) - United States

English literature - 18th century - History and criticism

English literature - 19th century - History and criticism

American literature - 18th century - History and criticism

American literature - 19th century - History and criticism

Electronic books.

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Note generali

Description based upon print version of record.

Nota di bibliografia

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Nota di contenuto

""Cover""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Series Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Chronology""; ""Introduction""; ""1 The Gothic Heyday,1760�1820""; ""2 The Gothic, 1820�1865""; ""3 Gothic Proximities, 1865�1900""; ""4 Twentieth Century""; ""5 Contemporary Gothic""; ""Conclusion""; ""Student Resources""; ""Index""

Sommario/riassunto

New edition of bestselling introductory text outlining the history and ways of reading Gothic literature.This revised edition includes: A new chapter on Contemporary Gothic which explores the Gothic of the early twentieth century and looks at new critical developments An updated Bibliography of critical sources and a revised Chronology The book opens with a Chronology and an Introduction to the principal texts and key critical terms, followed by five chapters: The Gothic Heyday 1760-1820; Gothic 1820-1865; Gothic Proximities 1865-1900; Twentieth Century; and Contemporary Gothic. The discussion