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Gothic by David Punter
Book DescriptionThis guide provides an overview of the most significant issues and debates in Gothic studies. * Provides an overview of the most significant issues and debates in Gothic studies. * Explains the origins and development of the term Gothic. * Explores the evolution of the Gothic in both literary and non-literary forms, including art, architecture and film. * Features authoritative readings of key works, ranging from Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto to Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho. * Considers recurrent concerns of the Gothic such as persecution and paranoia, key motifs such as the haunted castle, and figures such as the vampire and the monster. * Includes a chronology of key Gothic texts, including fiction and film from the 1760s to the present day, and a comprehensive bibliography.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631220626
(240mm x 166mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Punter
Gothic Condition, Hardback (April 2016)
This is a book of fourteen essays on themes within the Gothic, from the eighteenth century to the present day, by the best-known and most highly reputed current scholar of the Gothic.
Encyclopedia of the Gothic, Paperback (December 2015)
The Encyclopedia of the Gothic features a series of newly-commissioned essays from experts in Gothic studies that cover all aspects of the Gothic as it is currently taught and researched, along with the development of the genre and its impact on contemporary culture.
New Companion to the Gothic, Paperback (September 2015)» View all books by David Punter
Thoroughly expanded and updated, this widely acclaimed Companion provides a series of stimulating insights into Gothic writing, its history and genealogy. The New Companion offers comprehensive coverage of the criticism of Gothic writing, and of the various theoretical approaches that it has inspired.
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Author Biography - David Punter
David Punter is Professor of English at the University of Bristol. He has previously taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and at Fudan University in Shanghai, among other institutions. His recent publications include Postcolonial Imaginings (2000), Writing the Passions (2000), Gothic Pathologies (1998), and The Literature of Terror (2 vols., 1996). He has also published four volumes of poetry.Glennis Byron is Reader in English Studies at the University of Stirling. She has also taught at the University of Alberta in Canada. Her previous publications include Dramatic Monologue (2003), Letitia Landon: The Woman Behind L.E.L (1995), and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Poetry of Love (1989).
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