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Author Bloom, Clive

Title Gothic histories : the taste for terror, 1764 to the present / Clive Bloom

Publ Info London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PR830.T3 B57 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PR830 T3 B57 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 211 pages ; 20 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index
Contents 1. Now Welcome the Night: The Origins of Gothic Culture --- 2. Every True Goth: From Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill to Thomas De Quincey' Opium Dreams --- 3. With Raven Wings: Ann Radcliffe, German Horrors ands the Divine Marquis --- 4. Land of Shadows: Melmoth the Wanderer and Sweeney Todd --- 5. Dark Reflections in a Dull Mirror: Fuseli's 'The Nightmare' and the Origins of Gothic Theatre --- 6. Desire and Loathing Strangely Mixed: Gothic Melodrama and The Phantom of the Opera --- 7. Do You See It? The Gothic and the Ghostly --- 8. It's Alive: The Rise of the Gothic Movie --- 9. After Midnight: Goth Culture, Vampire Games and the Irresistible Rise of Twilight
LC subject Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain
Horror tales, English -- History and criticism
English fiction -- History and criticism
Gothic revival (Art)
ISBN 9781847060501
184706051X (pbk.)
9781847060518 (pbk.)