Limits of horror : technology, bodies, gothic /

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Author / Creator:Botting, Fred.
Imprint:Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2008.
Description:233 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Gothic revival (Literature) -- History and criticism.
Horror tales -- History and criticism.
Gothic novel.
Das @Grausige.
Gothic revival (Literature)
Horror tales.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780719077548 (hbk.)
0719077540 (hbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-229) and index.
Summary:Fred Botting offers a major re-evaluation of the Gothic genre from the 18th century to the present, from leading figures in the field. He provides clear readings of contemporary literary, film, art and cultural texts alongside main Gothic figures (vampires, Frankenstein and ghosts).
Other form:Online version: Botting, Fred. Limits of horror. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2008
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction:Horror now and then
  • DaddyâÇÖs dead
  • Gun of the father
  • Beyond the paternal principle
  • Gothic times
  • Candygothic
  • Tech noir
  • Doom with a view
  • Gothic shocks
  • Reading machines
  • Phantasmagoria
  • The small scream
  • Dark bodies
  • An--aesthetics
  • Horreality
  • Black holes
  • Beyond the Gothic principle
  • A childâÇÖs game
  • Go--o--o--othic
  • Dark precursor
  • To infinity and beyond
  • References
  • Index