A New Companion to The Gothic. Front Cover. David Punter. John Wiley & Sons, Feb 20, – Literary Criticism – pages. Buy A Companion to the Gothic (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture ) New Ed by David Punter (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. A Companion to the Gothic has 48 ratings and 6 reviews. Bill said: He took up a little, very neatly constructed pocket telescope, and looked through the.
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Oct 24, Apoorva rated it really liked it. Courses dealing wholly or partly with Gothic writing are now standard in English and cultural studies departments across the world. Psychological fiction — History and criticism. The Political Culture of Gothic Drama. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Bloom, editor of the collection of essays Gothic Horrorprovides a valuable gathering of critical perspectives on “literature’s own revenant genre” p.
Heterotopia, History, Culture Fred Botting. Home All editions This editionEnglish, Book edition: Horror tales, English — History and criticism Horror tales, American — Tothic and criticism Psychological fiction — History and criticism Gothic revival Literature — Great Britain Gothic revival Literature — United States Ghost stories — History and criticism Psychoanalysis and literature Vampires in literature Summary “The Gothic has become in recent years an enormously popular and respected field of study.
Providing stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy, it offers coverage of davidd of the Gothic and of the various theoretical approaches it has inspired and spawned.
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Comments and reviews What are comments? Providing stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy, it offers coverage of criticism of the Gothic and of the various theoretical approaches it has inspired and spawned. On Poetry and the Uncanny. The Continuing Debate Haunting is very much the theme of Punter’s very deconstructive but strangely lyrical essay, in which Gothic poetry appears as a kind of elegiac trope for all attempts to make meaning of things: Courses dealing wholly or partly withGothic writing are now standard in English and cultural studiesdepartments across the world.
He has written extensively on Gothic, romantic and modern literature, as well as on literary theory and psychoanalysis, and has also published short stories and several volumes of poetry.
Table of contents Introduction: 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.
This new edition now contains twelve brand new essays; six ofthese constitute an additional part on “The Globalization ofGothic,” which provides an invaluable reflection on thedirection Gothic criticism has taken over the last decade. The Best Books of University of Western Australia Library. As disembodied as the wraiths with which they familiarly converse, the Ossianic heroes inhabit an empty, reiterative temporality of haunting and an evanescent scenery of cataracts, mists and lonely cairns.
Goes into the subject a little deeper than the other few books I’ve read. Sep 20, Peter Greenwell rated it really liked it. Many essays provide useful summaries of criticism or of primary texts; others offer new critical insights. Be the first to add this to a list.
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Can You Tk Her? Gothic and the Madness of Interpretation. Byron’s and other essays in this line suggest that the Baldick-Mighall argument, while bracingly corrective, is too monolithic in the broad strokes of its polemic. In regard to the former, the authors criticize the “unreflecting habit of treating Frankenstein as a ‘Gothic’ novel on the flimsy basis that its subject matter is horrifying or unnatural.
A New Companion to The Gothic
These are accompanied by asubstantial introduction and a bibliography of primary andsecondary materials. In thinking about the Gothic, we are ineluctably led to a series of questions about the uncanny. But, as Jerrold E. Account Options Sign in. Heterotopia, History, Culture” begins the first section of the Companion”Gothic Backgrounds,” but in many ways provides a more effective overview of the volume than Punter’s “Introduction” does.
Gothic and the Madness of Interpretation Scott Brewster Sees interpreting the Gothic as necessarily akin to the madness of the narrators.
Punter’s volume is sure to be comapnion standard reference for some time to come for undergraduates and scholars. Dylan rated it really liked it Jun 23, Many essays provide useful summaries of criticism or of primary texts; others offer new critical insights. Thus in every story we hear, in every poem we read, we experience also a haunting” p.