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The Literature of Terror: Volume 2

The Literature of Terror: Volume 2

The Modern Gothic
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Volume two continues the survey through the gothic writing of the twentienth century, it includes a new chapter on film and post-war fiction, and a detailed examination of the development of a 'culture of horror'.
Preface to the first edition Preface to the second edition Acknowledgements 1. Gothic and decadence: Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, H. G. Wells, Bram Stoker, Arthur Machen 2. Later American Gothic: Ambrose Bierce, Robert W. Chambers, H. P. Lovecraft 3. The ambivalence of memory: Henry James and Walter de la Mare 4. Formalism and meaning in the ghost story: Arthur Conan Doyle, H. G. Wells, Algernon Blackwood, M. R. James, David Lindsay 5. Gothic in the horror film 1930-1980 6. Modern perspectives of the barbaric: Mervyn Peake, 'Isak Dinesen', John Hawkes, Joyce Carol Oates, James Purdy, William Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon, J. G. Ballard, Robert Coover, Angela Carter 7. Contemporary Gothic transformations 8. Mutations of terror: theory and Gothic Bibliography Index
Volume two continues the survey through the gothic writing of the twentienth century, it includes a new chapter on film and post-war fiction, and a detailed examination of the development of a 'culture of horror'.

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Autor: David Punter
ISBN-13: 9780582290556
ISBN: 0582290554
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 244
Gewicht: 324 g
Format: 216x139x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: David Punter
David Punter is Professor of English at the University of Bristol, UK.

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Autor: David Punter
ISBN-13:: 9780582290556
ISBN: 0582290554
Erscheinungsjahr: 09.05.1996
Verlag: Pearson Education Limited
Gewicht: 324g
Seiten: 244
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2 New edition
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x139x17 mm, black & white illustrations