The Gothic and death by Carol Margaret DavisonThe Gothic and death by Carol Margaret Davison

The Gothic and death

EditorCarol Margaret Davison

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The Gothic and death offers the first ever published study devoted to the subject of the Gothic and death across the centuries. It investigates how the multifarious strands of the Gothic and the concepts of death, dying, mourning and memorialisation ("the Death Question") - have intersectedand been configured cross-culturally to diverse ends from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day. Drawing on recent scholarship in such fields as Gothic Studies, film theory, Women's and Gender Studies and Thanatology Studies, this interdisciplinary collection of fifteen essays byinternational scholars combines an attention to socio-historical and cultural contexts with a rigorous close reading of works, both classic and lesser known. This area of enquiry is considered by way of such popular and uncanny figures as corpses, ghosts, zombies and vampires, and across variouscultural and literary forms such as Graveyard Poetry, Romantic poetry, Victorian literature, nineteenth-century Italian and Russian literature, Anglo-American film and television, contemporary Young Adult fiction and Bollywood film noir.
Carol Margaret Davison is Professor and Head of Department of English Language, Literature, and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor.
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Title:The Gothic and deathFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:April 4, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1784992690

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