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The history of gothic fiction

by Markman Ellis

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Gothic revival (Literature) -- English-speaking countries.,
    • Horror tales, American -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-253) and index.

      StatementMarkman Ellis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR830.T3 E533 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 261 p. :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4009097M
      ISBN 100748611959
      LC Control Number2001369160
      OCLC/WorldCa45236901

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      The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film.   In , Horace Walpole published The Castle of Otranto, considered the first Gothic novel. The book would have incredible impact on the emerging genre of horror. The next influential novel in the genre would be Anne Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho, a book that left an indelible mark on Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, and countless other authors.

      This is a website for S Book History which explores the book history and the book cycle of a genre: the Gothic Darnton’s article “What is the History of Books” lays out a “communication circuit” or book cycle which includes: the author, publisher, printer and supplier, shipper, bookseller, reader, and binder.   Frankenstein – Mary Shelley, Considered by many to be the first science fiction novel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein also has many of the elements of a classic gothic novel fantastical aspects of the tale are rooted in science; yet Frankenstein also features the terror, power, romance, isolation, murder, death, and good versus evil which make it a classic work of gothic literature.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by:   Gothic fiction began as a sophisticated joke. Horace Walpole first applied the word ‘Gothic’ to a novel in the subtitle – The history of gothic fiction book Gothic Story’ – of The Castle of Otranto, published in When he used the word it meant something like ‘barbarous’, as well as ‘deriving from the Middle Ages’.

The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film/5.

The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie ching key novels by authors such as Walpole (The Castle of Otranto), Radcliffe (The Romance of the Forest and The Mysteries of Udolpho), Austen (Northanger.

The History of Gothic Fiction is an important contribution to the field of nineteenth-century studies and the ongoing critical work that seeks to redefine and diversify the literary canon. The beautifully reproduced illustrations in The History of Gothic Fiction are integral to the book since Ellis discusses them at length /5(24).

The History of Gothic Fictiondebates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators, and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film. Approaching key novels by Walpole (The Castle of Otranto), Austen (Northanger Abbey), Wollstonecraft (The Wrongs of Woman), Shelley (Frankenstein), Stoker.

The History of Gothic Fiction is an important contribution to the field of nineteenth-century studies and the ongoing critical work that seeks to redefine and diversify the literary canon. The beautifully reproduced illustrations in The History of Gothic Fiction are integral to the book since Ellis discusses them at length Reviews: 4.

The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film.

Approaching key novels by authors such as Walpole (The Castle of Otranto), Radcliffe (The Romance of the Forest and The Mysteries of Udolpho), Austen.

Book; Get access. Buy the print book culture, from the Romantic period through to the Victorian fin de siècle. Here, leading scholars in the fields of literature, theatre, architecture and the history of science and popular entertainment explore the Gothic in its numerous interdisciplinary forms and guises, as well as across a range of.

But horror as a literary genre truly got its start with the Gothic literature movement of the late s. Horace Walpole began the genre in with The Castle of Otranto, the story of a young woman trapped in a castle with an evil man who wants to marry her.

A more sensational type of Gothic romance exploiting horror and violence flourished in Germany and was introduced to England by Matthew Gregory Lewis with The Monk (). Other landmarks of Gothic fiction are William Beckford’s Oriental romance Vathek () and Charles Robert Maturin’s story of an Irish Faust, Melmoth the Wanderer ().

This is my favourite book and I can never find anyone who’s read it. When I do I just want to embrace them. It was published inand it was written by Charles Maturin, an impoverished Irish vicar. To me, it is the embodiment of Gothic fiction.

It does everything that a Gothic novel should do. This two-volume set (the other half is Volume 2: The Modern Gothic) by David Punter is more than simply a history of the gothic form in American and British 's an ambitious attempt to redefine the word gothic so that it encompasses most of fantastic fiction and film for the past years under a unifying theme: a preoccupation with s: 1.

Provides a new account of the emergence of Irish gothic fiction in mid-eighteenth century. This book provides a robustly theorised and thoroughly historicised account of the ‘beginnings' of Irish gothic fiction, maps the theoretical terrain covered by other critics, and puts forward a new history of the emergence of the genre in Ireland.

The main argument the book makes is that the Irish /5(3). Several new variants of Gothic fiction arose. A commercially successful, mass Gothic novel, often called Modern Gothic or Gothic Romance, is particularly written for women by women and started when some novels by Victoria Holt and Phyllis A.

Whitney were issued by Ace Books in the s. The book History of the Gothic: Gothic LiteratureCarol Margaret Davison is published by University of Wales Press.

History of the Gothic: Gothic LiteratureDavison Our ordering system is temporarily down due to a power outage caused by a storm. Additionally, it is important to note that these Gothic novels were often part of communal reading experiences.

England’s Princess Charlotte “discussed and exchanged books with her friend Margaret Mercer Elphinstone, including memoirs and recent history, Byron's poems, and novels including Gothic fiction and works by Anne Plumptre and Jane Austen” (“Record Number: ”).

Vampire literature covers the spectrum of literary work concerned principally with the subject of literary vampire first appeared in 18th-century poetry, before becoming one of the stock figures of gothic fiction with the publication of Polidori's The Vampyre (), which was inspired by the life and legend of Lord influential works include the penny dreadful Varney.

Book: The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction - Histories, Origins, Theories. (Killeen) Last updated; Save as PDF Page ID Prologue: The history of gothic fiction --History and the gothic novel --Female gothic and the secret terrors of sensibility --Revolution and libertinism in the gothic novel --Science, conspiracy and the gothic enlightenment --Vampires, credulity and reason --Zombies and the occultation of slavery.

Responsibility: Markman Ellis. More information. The word “Gothic” conjures a host of imagery to us these days. For the moment let’s set aside visions of black painted fingernails and being garbed like Marilyn Manson.

Instead, let’s delve into the history so as to learn what the term meant in the Regency Era, specifically in relation to the “Gothic .Defining the American gothic tradition both within the context of the major movements of intellectual history over the past three-hundred years, as well as within the issues critical to American culture, this comprehensive volume covers a diverse terrain of well-known American writers, from Poe to Faulkner to Toni Morrison and Cormac McCarthy.

Charles L. Crow demonstrates how the gothic.Book Description: This book provides a robustly theorised and thoroughly historicised account of the ‘beginnings’ of Irish gothic fiction, maps the theoretical terrain covered by other critics, and puts forward a new history of the emergence of the genre in Ireland.