A New Companion to the Gothic

A New Companion to the Gothic

Editor(s): David Punter

Published Online: 28 MAR 2012 10:46PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405198066

Online ISBN: 9781444354959

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354959

About this Book

The thoroughly expanded and updated New Companion to the Gothic, provides a series of stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy. The addition of 12 new essays and a section on 'Global Gothic' reflects the direction Gothic criticism has taken over the last decade.

  • Many of the original essays have been revised to reflect current debates
  • Offers comprehensive coverage of criticism of the Gothic and of the various theoretical approaches it has inspired and spawned
  • Features important and original essays by leading scholars in the field
  • The editor is widely recognized as the founder of modern criticism of the Gothic

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Gothic Backgrounds

  2. Part 2: The Original Gothic

  3. Part III: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Transformations

  4. Part IV: Gothic Theory and Genre

  5. Part V: The Globalization of Gothic

  6. Part VI: The Continuing Debate

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