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書名 Gothic and modernism : essaying dark literary modernity / edited by John Paul Riquelme
出版項 Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
國際標準書號 9780801888656
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館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  820.911 W644zGo 2008    在架上  -  30500101368903
說明 viii, 236 p. ; 23 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Originally published in the journal Modern fiction studies, vol. 46, no. 3, fall 2000
Introduction. Dark modernity from Mary Shelley to Samuel Beckett : gothic history, the gothic tradition, and modernism / John Paul Riquelme -- pt. I : the 1890s. Oscar Wilde's aesthetic gothic : Walter Pater, dark englightenment, and The picture of Dorian Gray / John Paul Riquelme. "Double born" : Bram Stoker and the metrocolonial gothic / Joseph Valente. Oxford's ghosts : Jude the obscure and the end of gothic / Patrick O'Malley -- pt. II : gothic popular forms. Race, labor, and the gothic western : dispelling frontier myths in Dorothy Scarborough's The wind / Susan Kollin. I'm in the business, too" : gothic chivalry, private eyes, and proxy sex and violence in Chandler's The big sleep / Charles J. Rzepka. Parodied to death : the postmodern gothic of American psycho / Ruth Helyer -- pt. III : the gothic and language. Reading rooms : M. R. James and the library of modernity / Penny Fielding. "No more than ghosts make" : the hauntology and gothic minimalism of Beckett's late work / Graham Fraser -- pt. IV : gothic cultural transformations : technology, the posthuman, and total war. From superhuman to posthuman : the gothic technological imaginary in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis / Theodora Goss and John Paul Riquelme. Gothic temporality and total war : Collins, Conrad, and Woolf / Paul K. Saint-Amour
Establishes and interprets the significant presence and the transformations of the Gothic tradition at the dark heart of writing during the long twentieth century. This work reveals challenges to both realism and to optimistic Enlightenment attitudes in the narratives and the styles of writers ranging from Oscar Wilde to Samuel Beckett
主題 Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Picture of Dorian Gray -- Criticism and interpretation
Pater, Walter, 1839-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912 -- Criticism and interpretation
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Jude the obscure -- Criticism and interpretation
Scarborough, Dorothy, 1878-1935. Wind -- Criticism and interpretation
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Big sleep -- Criticism and interpretation
Ellis, Bret Easton. American psycho -- Criticism and interpretation
James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936 -- Criticism and interpretation
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation
English literature -- History and criticism
Gothic revival (Literature) -- History and criticism
Alt Author Riquelme, John Paul
Vari Title Modern fiction studies
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