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The fantastic and European gothic : history, literature and the French revolution / / Matthew Gibson

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Autore: Gibson Matthew Visualizza persona
Titolo: The fantastic and European gothic : history, literature and the French revolution / / Matthew Gibson Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Cardiff, [Wales] : , : University of Wales Press, , 2013
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (256 p.)
Disciplina: 809.38729
Soggetto topico: Gothic revival (Literature)
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Fantasy and Counter-Revolution in the Theory and Fiction of Charles Nodier; History and Politics in the Fantastic Fiction of Hoffmann,and his Reception in France; The Double Life of the Artist in the Récits fantastiques of Théophile Gautier, and the Rejection of Bourgeois Life under the July Monarchy; 'A Life in Death a Death in Life': the Legitimist Novels of Paul Féval and the Catastrophe of the Second Empire; Paul Féval's Le Chevalier Ténèbre and Le Fanu's 'The Room in the Dragon Volant': the Failures of the Bourbon Restoration
Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Olalla', The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and the Refutation of Utilitarian MoralityConclusion; Notes; Short Chronology of Relevant Events; Bibliography; Index
Sommario/riassunto: This iconoclastic book challenges and changes accepted opinions about the Gothic novel, and will introduce the British and American Reader to works hitherto unknown to them, but rivals in quality to the works of writers like Radcliffe, Lewis and Stoker.
Titolo autorizzato: The fantastic and European gothic  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-7083-2573-4
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910453115803321
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Serie: Gothic literary studies.