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The Resource American gothic : new interventions in a national narrative, edited by Robert K. Martin & Eric Savoy

American gothic : new interventions in a national narrative, edited by Robert K. Martin & Eric Savoy

Label
American gothic : new interventions in a national narrative
Title
American gothic
Title remainder
new interventions in a national narrative
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert K. Martin & Eric Savoy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing widely on contemporary theory - particularly revisionist views of Freud such as those offered by Lacan and Kristeva - this volume ranges from the well-known Gothic horrors of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne to the popular fantasies of Stephen King and the postmodern visions of Kathy Acker. Special attention is paid to the issues of slavery and race in both black and white texts, including those by Ralph Ellison and William Faulkner. In the view of the editors and contributors, the Gothic is not so much a historical category as a mode of thought haunted by history, a par
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813/.0872909
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS374.G68
LC item number
A83 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martin, Robert K.
  • Savoy, Eric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
  • Horror tales, American
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Psychological fiction, American
  • Women and literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
  • Horror tales, American
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Psychological fiction, American
  • Race relations in literature
  • Women and literature
  • United States
  • Gothic novel
  • Literatuurkritiek
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • American Literature
Label
American gothic : new interventions in a national narrative, edited by Robert K. Martin & Eric Savoy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On Stephen King's phallus, or the postmodern gothic
  • Steven Bruhm
  • Slavery and the gothic horror of Poe's "The black cat"
  • Lesley Ginsberg
  • Haunted by Jim Crow : gothic fictions by Hawthorne and Faulkner
  • Robert K. Martin
  • Looking into black skulls : American gothic, the revolutionary theatre, and Amiri Baraka's Dutchman
  • George Piggford
  • Ecstasy of apprehension : the gothic pleasures of sentimental fiction
  • Marianne Noble
  • Face of the tenant : a theory of American gothic
  • Masochistic pleasures of the gothic : paternal incest in Alcott's "A marble woman"
  • Mary Chapman
  • If a building is a sentence, so is a body : Kathy Acker and the postcolonial gothic
  • C. Jodey Castricano
  • Making monsters, or serializing killers
  • Nicola Nixon
  • Some stations of suburban gothic
  • Kim Ian Michasiw
  • Eric Savoy
  • Nurture of the gothic, or how can a text be both popular and subversive?
  • William Veeder
  • Dr. Frankenstein meets Dr. Freud
  • Maggie Kilgour
  • Gothic import of Faulkner's "Black son" in Light in August
  • David R. Jarraway
Control code
50523688
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587293023
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20n8w4p
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50523688
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
American gothic : new interventions in a national narrative, edited by Robert K. Martin & Eric Savoy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On Stephen King's phallus, or the postmodern gothic
  • Steven Bruhm
  • Slavery and the gothic horror of Poe's "The black cat"
  • Lesley Ginsberg
  • Haunted by Jim Crow : gothic fictions by Hawthorne and Faulkner
  • Robert K. Martin
  • Looking into black skulls : American gothic, the revolutionary theatre, and Amiri Baraka's Dutchman
  • George Piggford
  • Ecstasy of apprehension : the gothic pleasures of sentimental fiction
  • Marianne Noble
  • Face of the tenant : a theory of American gothic
  • Masochistic pleasures of the gothic : paternal incest in Alcott's "A marble woman"
  • Mary Chapman
  • If a building is a sentence, so is a body : Kathy Acker and the postcolonial gothic
  • C. Jodey Castricano
  • Making monsters, or serializing killers
  • Nicola Nixon
  • Some stations of suburban gothic
  • Kim Ian Michasiw
  • Eric Savoy
  • Nurture of the gothic, or how can a text be both popular and subversive?
  • William Veeder
  • Dr. Frankenstein meets Dr. Freud
  • Maggie Kilgour
  • Gothic import of Faulkner's "Black son" in Light in August
  • David R. Jarraway
Control code
50523688
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587293023
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20n8w4p
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50523688
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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