The undergrounds of The phantom of the opera : sublimation and the Gothic in Leroux's novel and its progeny /

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Author / Creator:Hogle, Jerrold E.
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Description:xiii, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Leroux, Gaston, -- 1868-1927. -- Fantôme de l'Opéra.
Phantom of the Opera (Motion picture : 1925)
Phantom of the Opera (Motion picture : 1943)
Phantom of the Opera (Musical)
Fantôme de l'Opéra (Leroux, Gaston)
Phantom of the Opera (Motion picture : 1925)
Phantom of the Opera (Motion picture : 1943)
Phantom of the Opera (Musical)
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-254) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • A Note on Translations
  • Part 1. The Novel: Leroux's Distinctive Choices and Their Wider Contexts
  • 1. The Original Fantome's Mysteries: An Introduction
  • 2. The Psychoanalytic Veneer in the Novel: Le Fantome's "Unconscious Depths" and their Social Foundations
  • 3. Leroux's Sublimations of Cultural Politics: From Degeneration and the Suppression of Carnival to the Abjection of Mixed "Otherness"
  • 4. The Ghost of the Counterfeit: Leroux's Fantome and the Cultural Work of the Gothic
  • Part 2. The Major Adaptations: Neo-Gothic Sublimations of Changing Cultural Fears
  • 5. Universal's Silent Film: The Recast Scapegoat, the Quest for the Widest Audience, and the Management of Labor
  • 6. The 1943 Remake: Recombining Film Styles, Struggling with Psychoanalysis, and Sanitizing World War II
  • 7. The Culture of Adolescence: The Lloyd Webber Musical and the Adaptations that Paved the Way, 1962-1986
  • 8. Different Phantoms for Different Problems: Some Adaptations Since the Musical
  • 9. The Phantom's Lasting Significance: An Assessment of Its Cultural Functions
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index