Le Gothic: Influences and Appropriations in Europe and America

Hardcover | March 15, 2008

EditorAvril Horner

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This new collection of essays by major scholars in the field looks at the ways in which cross-fertilization has taken place in Gothic writing from France, Germany, Britain and America over the last 200 years, and argues that Gothic writing reflects international exchanges in theme and form.

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This new collection of essays by major scholars in the field looks at the ways in which cross-fertilization has taken place in Gothic writing from France, Germany, Britain and America over the last 200 years, and argues that Gothic writing reflects international exchanges in theme and form.

AVRIL HORNER is Professor of English at Kingston University, London. SUE ZLOSNIK is Professor of English at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.84 × 5.46 × 0.77 inPublished:March 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517641

ISBN - 13:9780230517646

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Table of Contents

Introduction--A.Horner & S.Zlosnik * THE PARIS NEXUS * Hugo's Notre Dame, Leroux's Fantôme de l'Opéra and the Changing Functions of the Gothic--J.E.Hogle * Edgar Allen Poe in Paris: The Flâneur, the Détournement and the Gothic Spaces of the Nineteenth-Century City--L.Blake * Blood in Paris: Transformations of Revolutionary Gothic in Henry James and Elizabeth Bowen--R.Ingelbien * CHANNEL CROSSINGS * The Cult of Rousseau in Women's Gothic Writing in the 1790s--A.Wright * Huysmans, Machen and the Gothic Grotesque, Or: The Way up Is the Way Down--A.Milbank * Gothic Permutations from the 1790s to the 1970s: Re-thinking the Marquis de Sade's Legacy--M.Vara * Dracula's Daughters: Angela Carter and Pierrette Fleutiaux's Vampiric Exchanges--R.Munford * TRANSATLANTIC VOYAGES * Beast's Triumph over Beauty in Gothic Film--K.J.Gentile * 'Who is the third who walks always beside you?': Eliot, Stoker and Stetson in The Waste Land--W.Hughes * Calvinist Gothic: The Case of Charles Brockden Brown's Wieland, or the Transformation and James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner--C.M.Davison * Colonial Ghosts: Mimicking Dickens in America--A.Smith * CODA: OTHER DIRECTIONS * Translating Technologies: Dickens, Kafka and the Gothic--B.Murnane * A Voyage through the Phantom Museum--D.Punter