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Botting, Fred

Tailored specifically for students new to the daunting field of literary theory, Fred Botting's Gothicis a clear and welcome introduction to the study of this compelling genre. This lucid, easy-to-follow guide:* Explains the transformations of the genre through history* Outlines all the major figures which define the genre, such as ghosts, monsters and vampires* Charts key texts over two centuries* Traces origins of the form* Looks at the cultural and historical location of gothic images and texts* Provides a succinct introduction to the field which is also an excellent foundation for further study

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published London: Routledge, 1996
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Statement of responsibility: Fred Botting
ISBN: 0203993764, 9780203993767, 9780415132299
Note: Bibliography: p181-201.
Physical Description: vi, 201p.
Series: The new critical idiom
Subject: Gothic literature; Gothic revival (Literature) English-speaking countries.; Literary form.; Horror stories; Criticism; Horror tales, English History and criticism Theory, etc.; Horror tales, American History and criticism Theory, etc.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form.