EcoGothic (BOK)

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This book will provide the first study of how the Gothic engages with ecocritical ideas. Ecocriticism has frequently explored images of environmental catastrophe, the wilderness, the idea of home, constructions of 'nature', and images of the post-apocalypse - images which are also central to a certain type of Gothic literature. By exploring the relationship between the ecocritical aspects of the Gothic and the Gothic elements of the ecocritical, this book provides a new way of looking at both the Gothic and ecocriticism. Writers discussed include Ann Radcliffe, Mary Shelley, Ambrose Bierce, Algernon Blackwood, Margaret Atwood, Cormac McCarthy, Dan Simmons and Rana Dasgupta. The volume thus explores writing and film across various national contexts including Britain, America and Canada, as well as giving due consideration to how such issues might be discussed within a global context.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780719086571 Antall sider 224
Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 2,3cm Vekt 386 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Andrew Smith, William Hughes
Emner og form Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Film theory & criticism