eBook The Encyclopedia of the Gothic, 1st Edition

  • Editor: William Hughes, David Punter, Andrew Smith
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  • ISBN-10: 1118332466
  • ISBN-13: 9781118332467
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 908 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Comprehensive and wide-ranging, The Encyclopedia of the Gothic brings together over 200 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars writing on all aspects of the Gothic as it is currently taught and researched, along with challenging insights into the development of the genre and its impact on contemporary culture. The A-Z entries provide comprehensive coverage of relevant authors, national traditions, critical developments, and notable texts that continue to define, shape, and inform the genre. The approach is truly interdisciplinary, with essays by specialist international contributors whose expertise extends beyond Gothic literature to film, music, drama, art, and architecture. From Angels and American Gothic to Wilde and Witchcraft, The Encyclopedia of the Gothic is the definitive reference guide to all aspects of this strange and wondrous genre.

Contributors

Contributors

  • William Hughes
  • David Punter
  • Andrew Smith

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
General Editors.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Abjection.
2: Abyss, The.
3: Adultery.
4: African American Gothic.
5: Aickman, Robert.
6: Ainsworth, William Harrison.
7: American Gothic.
8: Amityville Horror, The.
9: Angel (1999–2004).
10: Anglo-Caribbean Gothic.
11: Anti-Semitism.
12: Apparition.
13: Architecture, Gothic.
14: Architecture, Gothic Revival.
15: Asian Gothic.
16: Asylums.
17: Atwood, Margaret.
18: Australian Gothic.
19: Barker, Clive.
20: Baudelaire, Charles.
21: Beckford, William.
22: Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic).
23: Bierce, Ambrose.
24: Blackwood, Algernon.
25: Blood.
26: Bluebooks.
27: Braddon, Mary Elizabeth.
28: Brite, Poppy Z..
29: Brown, Charles Brockden.
30: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003).
31: Bulwer Lytton, Edward.
32: Bürger, Gottfried.
33: Burton, Tim.
34: Byron, George Gordon, Sixth Baron.
35: Cabell, James Branch.
36: Campbell, Ramsey.
37: Campus Gothic.
38: Canadian Gothic.
39: Carter, Angela.
40: Collins, Wilkie.
41: Comic Gothic.
42: Comics and Graphic Novels.
43: Commodity Gothicism.
44: Contemporary Gothic.
45: Corelli, Marie.
46: Counterfeit.
47: Crime.
48: Criticism.
49: Cronenberg, David.
50: Crowley, Aleister.
51: Cryptonymy.
52: Cult Fiction.
53: Cults.
54: Curse.
55: Cyberspace.
56: De Quincey, Thomas.
57: Degeneration.
58: Dickens, Charles.
59: Disability.
60: Domestic Gothic.
61: Dostoevsky, Fyodor.
62: Doubles.
63: Drama.
64: Dreams.
65: Drugs and Alcohol.
66: Du Maurier, Daphne.
67: Dutch Gothic.
68: Environment.
69: European Gothic.
70: Family.
71: Fate.
72: Faulkner, William.
73: Female Gothic.
74: Film.
75: Film, French.
76: Fin-de-Siècle Gothic.
77: Folklore.
78: French Gothic.
79: Friday the 13th (1980).
80: Future Gothic.
81: Games.
82: German Expressionism.
83: German Gothic.
84: Ghost Stories.
85: Godwin, William.
86: Goth.
87: Gothic 1900 to 1950.
88: Gothic 1950 to the Present.
89: Graveyard Poetry.
90: Grotesque, The.
91: Halloween (1978).
92: Hammer House.
93: Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
94: Herbert, James.
95: Hill, Susan.
96: Hodgson, William Hope.
97: Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus).
98: Hogg, James.
99: Horror Fiction.
100: Hypnotism.
101: Imperial Gothic.
102: Incest.
103: Inheritance.
104: Inquisition, The.
105: International Gothic Association, The.
106: Intertext.
107: Ireland, William Henry.
108: Irish Gothic.
109: Jackson, Shirley.
110: James, Henry.
111: James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes).
112: Japanese Gothic.
113: Jewish Gothic.
114: Kafka, Franz.
115: King, Stephen.
116: Kipling, Rudyard.
Title Page.
1: Lathom, Francis.
2: Law and the Gothic.
3: Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan.
4: Lemoine, Ann.
5: Lesbian Gothic.
6: Lewis, Matthew.
7: Liminality.
8: Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips).
9: Lugosi, Bela.
10: Macabre, The.
11: MacDonald, George.
12: Machen, Arthur.
13: Magazines.
14: Manga.
15: Marsh, Richard.
16: Masks, Veils, and Disguises.
17: Matheson, Richard.
18: Maturin, Charles Robert.
19: McCabe, Patrick.
20: McCarthy, Cormac.
21: McGrath, Patrick.
22: Medicine and the Gothic.
23: Mediumship.
24: Melodrama.
25: Melville, Herman.
26: Misogyny.
27: Modernism.
28: Monster Movies.
29: Monstrosity.
30: Mummies.
31: Music.
32: Necromancy.
33: New England Gothic.
34: New Zealand Gothic.
35: Nightmare on Elm Street, A (1984).
36: Nodier, Charles.
37: Oates, Joyce Carol.
38: Occultism.
39: Odoevsky, Vladimir.
40: Opera.
41: Penny Dreadfuls.
42: Phobia.
43: Poe, Edgar Allan.
44: Poison.
45: Polidori, John.
46: Popular Culture.
47: Portraits.
48: Postcolonial Gothic.
49: Postfeminist Gothic.
50: Poststructuralism and the Gothic.
51: Protestantism.
52: Psychical Investigation.
53: Psychoanalysis.
54: Psychological Thrillers.
55: Queer Gothic.
56: Race.
57: Radcliffe, Ann.
58: Radio.
59: Reeve, Clara.
60: Reynolds, G. W. M. (George William MacArthur).
61: Rice, Anne.
62: Riddell, Charlotte.
63: Rohmer, Sax.
64: Roman Catholicism.
65: Romanticism.
66: Rosicrucianism.
67: Ruins.
68: Russian Gothic.
69: Sade, Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de.
70: Scandinavian Gothic.
71: Schiller, Friedrich Von.
72: Science and the Gothic.
73: Scottish Gothic.
74: Secret Histories.
75: Secret Societies.
76: Sensation Fiction.
77: Sensibility.
78: Sex.
79: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft.
80: Shelley, Percy Bysshe.
81: Sinclair, May.
82: Slasher Movies.
83: Slavery and the Gothic.
84: Southern Gothic.
85: Spectacle.
86: Spectrality.
87: Spiritualism.
88: Stevenson, Robert Louis.
89: Stoker, Bram.
90: Sturm und Drang.
91: Sublime, The.
92: Suburban Gothic.
93: Supernatural, The.
94: Taboo.
95: Tales of Terror.
96: Teaching the Gothic.
97: Technologies.
98: Tegg, Thomas.
99: Television.
100: Terror.
101: Theory.
102: Thompson, Alice.
103: Twilight.
104: Uncanny, The.
105: Urban Gothic.
106: Vampire Fiction.
107: Victorian Gothic.
108: Village Gothic.
109: Voodoo.
110: Walpole, Horace.
111: Wells, H. G. (Herbert George).
112: Welsh Gothic.
113: Werewolves.
114: Wharton, Edith.
115: Wheatley, Dennis.
116: Wilde, Oscar.
117: Wilkinson, Sarah.
118: Williams, Tennessee.
119: Witchcraft.
120: Wordsworth, William.
121: Zombies.
Index.