The Supernatural In Gothic Fiction

Pub Date : 1992-01-01 | Author : Robert F. Geary | Publisher : Edwin Mellen Press

ISBN 10 : 0773491643
ISBN 13 : 9780773491649

While the numinous and heavily psychological aspects of the Gothic have received serious attention, studies do not tend to examine the relation of the Gothic supernatural to the ve..

Gothic Science Fiction 1980 2010

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Sara Wasson | Publisher : Liverpool University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781846317071
ISBN 13 : 184631707X

Gothic fiction's focus on the irrational and supernatural would seem to conflict with science fiction's rational foundations. However, as this novel collection demonstrates, the tw..

Romanticism And The Gothic

Pub Date : 2000-09-04 | Author : Michael Gamer | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139426842
ISBN 13 : 9781139426848

This is the first full-length study to examine the links between high Romantic literature and what has often been thought of as a merely popular genre - the Gothic. Michael Gamer o..

Demons Of The Body And Mind

Pub Date : 2010-07-12 | Author : Ruth Bienstock Anolik | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786457489
ISBN 13 : 0786457481

The Gothic mode, typically preoccupied by questions of difference and otherness, consistently imagined the Other as a source of grotesque horror. Paradoxically, the Other also beca..

The Late Victorian Gothic

Pub Date : 2013-05-28 | Author : Dr Hilary Grimes | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781409478942
ISBN 13 : 1409478947

Examining the automatic writing of the spiritualist séances, discursive technologies like the telegraph and the photograph, various genres and late nineteenth-century mental scien..