Books in category Literary Criticism – Gothic & Romance

  • New International Voices in Ecocriticism

    New International Voices in Ecocriticism
    Serpil Oppermann

    In this sense the book also probes borders, border transgression, and border permeability.

  • Romantic Identities

    Romantic Identities
    Andrea K. Henderson

    Many Romantic writers, however, did not conceive of the self in this way, and in Romantic Identities Andrea K. Henderson investigates Romantic writing that challenges the "depth" model, or operates outside its domain.

  • Perversity of Poetry The

    Perversity of Poetry, The
    Dino Franco Felluga

    Explains why poetry gave way to the realist novel as the dominant literary form in nineteenth-century England.

  • 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.

  • Stardark How Things Could Be Book 2 Fallen Stars Series

    Stardark – How Things Could Be (Book 2) Fallen Stars Series
    Third Cousins

    Seren knows the truth.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • Dickens and the Grotesque Routledge Revivals

    Dickens and the Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)
    Michael Hollington

    The study begins by exploring definitions of the grotesque and moves on to look at three key aspects that particularly impacted on Dickens’ imagination: popular theatre (especially pantomime), caricature, and the tradition of the Gothic …

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