Books in category Literary Criticism – Gothic & Romance

  • Fictive Domains

    Fictive Domains
    Judith Broome

    Introduction : toward a theory of nostalgia — "Pronouncing her case to be grief" : nostalgia and the body in Clarissa and Sir Charles Grandison — Desire, body, and landscape in Pope's "Eloisa to Abelard" and Rousseau's Julie, ou La …

  • Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism

    Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism
    Bernhard Helmut Kuhn

    Bernhard Kuhn's study uncovers a fundamental connection between the autobiographies and scientific writings of Rousseau, Goethe, and Thoreau that refutes the now entrenched thesis of the 'two cultures.

  • Romantic Mediations

    Romantic Mediations
    Andrew Burkett

    Ordered chronologically and structured by four crucial though often overlooked case studies that delve into Romanticism’s role in the histories of incipient technical media systems, the book focuses on different examples of the ways that …

  • Method and Imagination in Coleridge s Criticism

    Method and Imagination in Coleridge’s Criticism
    J.R. de J. Jackson

    First published in 1969, this book places Coleridge’s literary criticism against the background of his philosophical thinking, examining his theories about criticism and the nature of poetry.

  • Victorian Hauntings

    Victorian Hauntings
    Julian Wolfreys

    Victorian Hauntings should bring a new tone to Victorian Studies, this clever book is quite perfect.

  • Representations of the Self from the Renaissance to Romanticism

    Representations of the Self from the Renaissance to Romanticism
    Patrick Coleman, Jayne Lewis

    In this volume a team of international contributors explore the way modern conceptions of what constitutes an individual's life-story emerged in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel

    The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel
    Lisa Rodensky

    As the Victorians get further away from us, our versions of their culture and its novel inevitably change; this Handbook offers fresh explorations of the novel that teach us about this genre, its culture, and, by extension, our own.

  • Bram Stoker s Dracula

    Bram Stoker’s Dracula
    Carol Margaret Davison

    The essays analyze Stoker’s original novel and celebrate its legacy in popular culture. The continuing presence of Dracula and vampire fiction and films provides proof that, as Davison writes, Dracula is "alive and sucking.

  • Stardark How Things Must Always Be Book 3 Fallen Stars Series

    Stardark – How Things Must Always Be (Book 3) Fallen Stars Series
    Third Cousins

    Seren knows that her choices are limited.

  • Open Graves Open Minds

    Open Graves, Open Minds
    Sam George, Bill Hughes

    This wide-ranging collection forms a coherent narrative which follows Enlightenment studies of the vampire's origins in folklore and folk panics, tracing sources of vampire fiction, through Romantic incarnations in Byron and Polidori to Le …

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