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Title New directions in 21st century Gothic : the Gothic compass / edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Donna Lee Brien
Published New York : Taylor and Francis Ltd, [2015]
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Series Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 32
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 32
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Gothic Compass; 1 Gothic Affect: An Alternative Approach to Critical Models of the Contemporary Gothic; 2 The Gothic Landscape of Tale of Tales Games: Unresolved Quests for Meaning; 3 Adapting Gothic Literature for Animation; 4 Rock Hard: Gargoyles in Contemporary Gothic Romance; 5 Monster Mash-Ups: Features of the Horror Musical; 6 Gothic 2.0: Remixing Revenants in the Transmedia Age; 7 Cyberfangs: online Communities and the Gothic Hypercharacter
8 Hypertext and the Creation of Choice: Making Monsters in the Age of Digital Textual (Re)Production9 Writing 'Lesbian, Gay-Type Lovers': Buffy, Postmodern Gothic and Interruptions to the Lesbian Cliché; 10 Unsettled and Destabilising Life Writing: The Gothic Memoir; 11 Impersonating Spirits: The Paranormal Entertainer and the Dramaturgy of the Gothic Séance; 12 "'Til Death Do Us Part": A Reflection on Gothic-Inspired Trends in Contemporary Wedding Cake Decoration; 13 Resurrection: A Gothic Revival in Irish Fine Art Practice; Select Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Summary This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary diversification of Gothic scholarship and maps its changing and mutating incarnations. Drawing strength from their fascinating diversity, and points of correlation, the varied perspectives and subject areas cohere around a number of core themes - of re-evaluation, discovery, and convergence - to reveal
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Subject Goth culture (Subculture)
Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
Gothic revival (Art)
Gothic revival (Literature)
Horror in mass media.
Form Electronic book
Author Brien, Donna Lee, 1959- editor
Piatti-Farnell, Lorna, 1980- editor
ISBN 1317609026 (electronic bk)
9781317609025 (electronic bk)