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The Gothic Vision: Three Centuries of Horror, Terror and Fear

The Gothic Vision: Three Centuries of Horror, Terror and Fear (Hardback)

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The Gothic Vision examines a broad range of tales of horror, terror, the uncanny and the supernatural, spanning the late-eighteenth century to the present, and of related theoretical approaches to the realm of dark writing. It argues that such narratives are objects for historical analysis, due to their implication in specific ideologies, while also focusing on the recurrence over time of themes of physical and psychological disintegration, spectrality and monstrosity. This is an excellent overview of a genre that is increasingly studied in literature, film, and cultural studies courses.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 04/07/2002 ISBN-13: 9780826456014  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dani Cavallaro is a freelance writer specializing in literary studies, critical and cultural theory and the visual arts.

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