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Contesting the Gothic

Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict, 17641832 (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

by James Watt

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Horror tales, English,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • History and criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • Gothic & Romance,
  • English fiction--18th century--History and cr,
  • English fiction--18th century--History and criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Gothic & Romance,
  • Literary Criticism-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • English fiction,
  • 18th century,
  • 19th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714148M
    ISBN 100521024811
    ISBN 109780521024815

    Contesting the Gothic: Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict, – Book 33 James Watt's historically grounded account of Gothic fiction, first published in , takes issue with received accounts of the genre as a stable and continuous tradition. James Watt, in his book, Contesting the Gothic, demonstrated this idea by arguing, “Otranto is especially renowned for the enormous pseudo-antiquarian relics (the helmet and the sword, the fragments of armour) which in effect litter its plot, and the extravagance of these objects make them continuous in many way with the heterogeneous.

    Long after the gothic novel craze had faded on both sides of the Atlantic, American architect Alexander Jackson Davis introduced gothic revival designs in his book Rural Residences, followed in the s by several influential publications co-authored by Andrew Jackson Downing, beginning with Cottage Residences in , with many houses. [1] In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, both Europe and America witnessed the rise of a new literary movement known as the gothic, or anti-transcendentalist, movement. [2] The American.

    There is a question and answer session with three gothic writers, an auction, a writing contest, and a costume party and dance. The Readaholics book club has read Rebecca in honor of the event. Constance Aldringham, Francesca Bugle, and Mary Stewart are the three gothic writers who agreed to come to Heaven for the events. This book, A New Companion to the Gothic, succeeds the original Companion to the Gothic, which was first published in Large parts of it follow from its predecessor, but it is also different in significant ways: it contains twelve further newly commissioned essays, and many of the essays contained in the earlier volume have been altered and updated to keep pace with change and development.


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The International Gothic Association unites teachers, scholars, students, artists, writers and performers from around the world who are interested in any aspect of gothic culture: fiction, drama, poetry, art, film, music, architecture, popular culture and technology. It promotes the study and dissemination of information on gothic culture from the mid eighteenth century to the contemporary moment.The essays in this volume reinterpret and contest the Gothic cultural inheritance, each from a specifically twenty-first century perspective.

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