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21st-century Gothic [[electronic resource] ] : great Gothic novels since 2000 / / edited by Danel Olson



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Titolo: 21st-century Gothic [[electronic resource] ] : great Gothic novels since 2000 / / edited by Danel Olson Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Lanham, Md., : Scarecrow Press, 2011
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (711 p.)
Disciplina: 809.3/8729
809.38729
Soggetto topico: Gothic fiction (Literary genre) - 21st century - History and criticism
Horror tales - History and criticism
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: OlsonDanel  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. From Asperger's Syndrome to Monosexual Reproduction; Ch02. The Sleep of Reason; Ch03. Beasts; Ch04. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood as a Modern "Bluebeard"; Ch05. Death and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak; Ch06. Cinematic Femme Fatales and Weimar Germany in Elizabeth Hand's The Bride of Frankenstein: Pandora's Bride; Ch07. Ghosts in a Mirror; Ch08. Repositioning the Bodies; Ch09. Marvels and Horrors; Ch10. What We Hide Within Us; Ch11. Michel Faber, Feminism, and the Neo-Gothic Novel; Ch12. Shedding Light on the Gothic
Ch13. Gothic Western Epic FantasyCh14. Wonder and Awe; Ch15. Drac the Ripper; Ch16. The New Southern Gothic; Ch17. Margot Livesey's Eva Moves the Furniture; Ch18. Fatal Women and Their Stratagems; Ch19. A Monster Sensation; Ch20. Fairy Goth-Mothers; Ch21. In Praise of She Wolves; Ch22. Andrew Davidson's The Gargoyle; Ch23. The Perils of Reading; Ch24. Making Fish Out of Men; Ch25. Raised By the Dead; Ch26. Death Comes in the Mail; Ch27. Vlad Lives!; Ch28. Gothic New York in James Lasdun's The Horned Man; Ch29. Economies of Leave-Taking in Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves
Ch30. Dread and Decorum in Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr. NorrellCh31. Renovation is Hell, and Other Gothic Truths Deep Inside Jennifer Egan's The Keep; Ch32. Nancy Drew Goes Gothic?; Ch33. The Tyranny of Time and Identity; Ch34. "And That Was the Reason I Perished"; Ch35. Deadly Words; Ch36. His Dark Materials; Ch37. The Vigilante in Michael Cox's The Meaning of Night :A Confession; Ch38. London Demons; Ch39. Haunting Voices, Haunted Text; Ch40. Borderline Gothic; Ch41. Narrative and Regeneration; Ch42. Educating Kathy; Ch43. Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men
Ch44. Jeffrey Ford's The Portrait of Mrs. CharbuqueCh45. Gothic Maternity; Ch46. Natsuo Kirino's Real World; Ch47. The Longest Gothic Goodbye in the World; Ch48. A Labyrinth of Mirrors; Ch49. An Icy Allegory of Cultural Survival; Ch50. Are They All Horrid?; Ch51. Snakes, Bulls, and the Preoccupations of History; Ch52. Gothic, Romantic, or Just Sadomasochistic?; Ch53. Shaggy Dog Stories; APPENDIX A. Consultants and Contributors; APPENDIX B. Honorable Mentions; APPENDIX C. Novel Publication Details; Index; About the Editor; About the Contributors
Sommario/riassunto: Selected by a poll of more than 180 Gothic specialists, the fifty-three original works discussed in 21st-Century Gothic represent the most impressive Gothic novels written around the world between 2000-2010.
Titolo autorizzato: 21st-century Gothic  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-282-97535-8
9786612975356
0-8108-7729-5
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910526439303321
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