The Resource Art of darkness : a poetics of Gothic, Anne Williams

Art of darkness : a poetics of Gothic, Anne Williams

Label
Art of darkness : a poetics of Gothic
Title
Art of darkness
Title remainder
a poetics of Gothic
Statement of responsibility
Anne Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Art of Darkness is an ambitious attempt to describe the principles governing Gothic literature. Ranging across five centuries of fiction, drama, and verse?including tales as diverse as Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, Shelley's Frankenstein, Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Freud's The Mysteries of Enlightenment?Anne Williams proposes three new premises: that Gothic is "poetic," not novelistic, in nature; that there are two parallel Gothic traditions, Male and Female; and that the Gothic and the Romantic represent a single literary tradition. Building on the psy
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
823/.0872909
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.G6
LC item number
W55 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Art of darkness : a poetics of Gothic, Anne Williams
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-300) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION Gothic Fiction's Family Romances -- Part One: Riding Nightmares; or, What's Novel about Gothic? -- ONE The Nightmare of History: Acting On and Acting Out -- TWO The House of Bluebeard: Gothic Engineering -- THREE Pope as Gothic "Novelist": Eloisa to Abelard -- FOUR Symbolization and Its Discontents -- FIVE The Nature of Gothic -- SIX Family Plots -- Part Two: Reading Nightmères; or, The Two Gothic Traditions -- SEVEN Nightmère's Milk: The Male and Female Formulas -- EIGHT Male Gothic: Si(g)ns of the Fathers -- NINE Demon Lovers: The Monk -- TEN Why Are Vampires Afraid of Garlic? Dracula -- ELEVEN The Female Plot of Gothic Fiction -- TWELVE The Male as "Other" -- THIRTEEN The Fiction of Feminine Desires: Not the Mirror but the Lamp -- FOURTEEN The Eighteenth-Century Psyche: The Mysteries of Udolpho -- Part Three: Writing in Gothic; or, Changing the Subject -- FIFTEEN Dispelling the Name of the Father -- SIXTEEN An "I" for an Eye: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner -- SEVENTEEN "Frost at Midnight": (M)others and Other Strangers -- EIGHTEEN Keats and the Names of the Mother -- EPILOGUE The Mysteries of Enlightenment; or, Dr. Freud's Gothic Novel -- APPENDIX A Inner and Outer Spaces: The Alien Trilogy -- APPENDIX B Gothic Families -- APPENDIX C The Female Plot of Gothic Fiction -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn368727649
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 311 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226899039
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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056fbb4a-c1cf-4342-91d1-3e62ced7ef7a
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not applicable
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.b35652597
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)368727649
  • pebcs0226899039

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