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The gothic in contemporary literature and popular culture

Justin D. Edwards

The gothic in contemporary literature and popular culture

pop goth

by Justin D. Edwards

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gothic revival (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Justin D. Edwards and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
    SeriesRoutledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature -- 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3435 .G666 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25115800M
    ISBN 109780415806763, 9780203123232
    LC Control Number2011044876

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      In Gothic Queer Culture, Laura Westengard proposes that contemporary U.S. queer culture is gothic at its core. Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought—including ghosts embedded in queer theory, shadowy crypts in lesbian pulp fiction, monstrosity and cannibalism in AIDS poetry, and sadomasochism in queer . Gothic in Contemporary Culture Recommended Reading – non fiction Aldana Reyes, X. () Horror: A Literary History, British Library Publishing Bachelard, G. () The Poetics of Space Becker, S, () Gothic Forms of Feminine Fiction, Manchester University Press Beville, M. () The Unnameable Monster in Literature and Film, Routledge Beville, M. and Piatti-Farnell, L. eds. (

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Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow of the Wind, Goth/ic popular music, Goth/ic on TV and film, new trends like Steampunk, well-known icons Batman and Lady Gaga, and theorizations of popular Gothic monsters.

Get this from a library. The gothic in contemporary literature and popular culture: pop goth. [Justin D Edwards; Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet;] -- "This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade.

Topics covered include. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow of the Wind, Goth/ic popular music, Goth/ic on TV and film, new trends like Steampunk, well-known icons Batman and Lady Gaga, and theorizations of popular Gothic monsters Cited by: 2.

This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow of the Wind, Goth/ic popular music, Goth/ic on.

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The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture book. Pop Goth. Edited By Justin Edwards, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 February Pub. location New : Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature Book 12) - Kindle edition by Piatti-Farnell, Lorna.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature Book 12).Cited by: 6. In Contemporary Gothic, Catherine Spooner probes the reasons behind the prevalence of the Gothic in popular culture and how it has inspired innovative new work in film, literature, music, and art.

Spooner traces the emergence of the Gothic subculture over the past few decades and examines the various aspects of contemporary society that revolve 5/5(2). The gothic in contemporary literature and popular culture: pop goth / edited by Justin D.

Edwards and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Format Book Published New York: Routledge, Description vi, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Other contributors Edwards, Justin D., Monnet, Agnieszka Soltysik.

Uniform series. In Contemporary Gothic, Catherine Spooner probes the reasons behind the prevalence of the Gothic in popular culture and how it has inspired innovative new work in film, literature, music, and art.

Spooner traces the emergence of the Gothic subculture over the past few decades and examines the various aspects of contemporary society that revolve. The gothic in contemporary literature and popular culture: pop goth / edited by Justin D. Edwards and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet.

— (Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 8)File Size: 1MB. Spooner sees Gothic as a series of revivals, that question mainstream values.

Beginning with the Gothic Revival architecture, that challenged Classicism, later the Gothic literature, that challenged ideas of comfort and progress. And, of course, the latest, the rise of the Gothic 'subculture' in the 80s/5. Get this from a library. The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture: Pop Goth.

[Justin Edwards; Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet] -- This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade.

Topics covered include. Contemporary Writing Style. While time period is a factor, the style of writing also denotes its place in the contemporary literature category. Typically, this style of writing feels more real by. Her research interests focus mainly on twentieth and twenty-first century popular culture, Gothic fiction, cultural history, and food studies.

She has published widely in these areas. Her publications include a large number of academic articles and book chapters, and two monographs: Food and Culture in Contemporary American Fiction with. The urban Gothic era was highlighted by Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde () by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Picture of Dorian Gray () by Oscar Wilde, and Dracula, which gave birth to the most popular Gothic villain — Count Dracula, created by Bram Stoker in In spite of the modern influence, the writers often set the premises.

In Contemporary Gothic, Catherine Spooner probes the reasons behind the prevalence of the Gothic in popular culture and how it has inspired innovative new work in film, literature, music, and art. Spooner traces the emergence of the Gothic subculture over the past few decades and examines the various aspects of contemporary society that revolve 5/5(1).

Early literary critics feared Gothic's potential to corrupt youth, inspire deviant sexuality, instill heretical beliefs, and encourage antisocial violence. This book examines Gothic and horror fictions over the last three centuries, from their literary foundations to the influence on modern popular culture.

by influential texts such as The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture, edited by Justin Edwards and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet (). The first articles of. 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 by: 3. Gothic fiction, which is largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror, is a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times origin is attributed to English author Horace Walpole, with his novel The Castle of Otranto, subtitled (in its second edition) "A Gothic Story".Gothic fiction tends to place emphasis on both emotion and a.some twenty books on Gothic, Romantic, modern and contemporary literature, and on psychoanalytic and other literary theory; he has also published four small volumes of poetry.

He is generally recognized as the founder of modern criticism of the Gothic, and as an inspiration behind contemporary Goth Size: 6MB.

What Is Contemporary Literature: Well, people always get confused about what the exact definition of contemporary literature is. Though it is a matter of debate that 'what is the exact definition of contemporary literature?', the most agreed defi.