The Resource The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders

The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders

Label
The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders
Title
The Gothic in Children's Literature
Title remainder
Haunting the Borders
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
From creepy picture books to Harry Potter, Lemony Snicket, the Spiderwick Chronicles, and countless vampire series for young adult readers, fear has become a dominant mode of entertainment for young readers. The last two decades have seen an enormous growth in the critical study of two very different genres, the Gothic and children's literature. The Gothic, concerned with the perverse and the forbidden, with adult sexuality and religious or metaphysical doubts and heresies, seems to represent everything that children's literature, as a genre, was designed to keep out
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Children's Literature and Culture
Label
The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Introduction; 1. The Haunted Nursery: 1764-1830; 2. Cyberfiction and the Gothic Novel; 3. Frightening and Funny: Humour in Children's Gothic Fiction; 4. Between Horror, Humour, and Hope: Neil Gaiman and the Psychic Work of the Gothic; 5. On the Gothic Beach: A New Zealand Reading of House and Landscape in Margaret Mahy's The Tricksters; 6. High Winds and Broken Bridges: The Gothic and the West Indies in Twentieth-Century British Children's Literature
  • 7. The Scary Tale Looks for a Family: Gary Crew's Gothic Hospital and Sonya Hartnett's The Devil Latch8. Haunting the Borders of Sword and Sorcery: Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower; 9. Uncanny Hauntings, Canny Children; 10. Hermione in the Bathroom: The Gothic, Menarche, and Female Development in the Harry Potter Series; 11. Making Nightmares into New Fairytales: Goth Comics as Children's Literature; 12. Fantastic Books: The Gothic Architecture of Children's Books; 13. The Night Side of Nature: Gothic Spaces, Fearful Times; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn870591312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (263 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135902810
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36782129
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870591312
  • pebc113590281X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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