By Donald H. Reiman
First released in 1972, this quantity comprises modern British periodical reports of Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers, together with William Godwin, Leigh Hunt and Mary Shelley, in courses from Gentleman’s journal to the Theological Inquirer.
Introductions to every periodical supply short sketches of every booklet in addition to names, dates and bibliographical details. Headnotes supply bibliographical facts of the stories and instructed methods to learning them.
This publication might be of curiosity to these learning the Romantics and English literature.
By Jon Lewis
This booklet analyses the teenager movie because the infrequent medium capable of characterize the another way chaotic and conflicting adventure of teenybopper. the writer makes a speciality of six significant matters: alienation, deviance and delinquency, intercourse and gender, the politics of intake, the apolitics of youth(ful) uprising, and regression into nostalgia. regardless of the numerous ameliorations in the style, this ebook sees all teenager movies as interested by a unmarried social main issue: the breakdown of conventional different types of authority – college, church, kin.
Working with the theories of such various students as Kenneth Keniston, Bruno Bettelheim, Erik Erikson, Theodor Adorno, Simon Frith, and Dick Hebdige, the writer attracts an cutting edge and versatile version of a cultural heritage of teen. initially released in 1992.
By Maggie Kilgour
during this cogent research of the increase and fall of the gothic as a favored shape, Kilgour juxtaposes the writings of William Godwin with Mary Wollstonecraft, and Ann Radcliffe with Matthew Lewis. She concludes with an in depth studying of the vital gothic novel, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
a powerful and hugely unique research, The upward thrust of the Gothic Novel is a useful contribution to the ongoing literary debates which encompass this influential genre.
By Alison Yarrington,Kelvin Everest
Reflections of Revolution, first released in 1993, demonstrates the interdisciplinarity that have been rising from cultural and ancient reviews. Taking the French Revolution as its concentration, the publication examines the drastically varied and intellectually intriguing cultural reactions to the occasions of 1789. This identify could be of curiosity to scholars of either background and literature.
By Alan Richardson
By Cheyenne Mathews,Janet V. Haedicke
The essays inReading Richard Matheson: A severe Survey give you the first severe evaluation of Matheson’s texts, overlaying seven of Matheson’s novels, a sampling of brief tales, and several other diversifications for either movie and tv. The essays are prepared thematically and deal with the sociopolitical anxieties mirrored in Matheson’s oeuvre; examine his precursors and successors; and situate him inside narrative traditions of mythology, cinema, style, and reminiscence stories.
By offering an outline of his occupation,Reading Richard Matheson illustrates how a advertisement author can give a contribution to educational discourses of literature and picture. even though the essays use various theoretical frameworks, the crossover nature of the gathering displays the vast variety of Matheson’s output. As such, this quantity will entice enthusiasts of Matheson’s paintings mostly in addition to students of literature, movie reviews, cultural experiences, style stories, media stories, reminiscence reports, and pop culture.
By James C. Holte
Wherever vampires existed within the imaginations of alternative peoples, they tailored themselves to the customs of the neighborhood tradition. consequently, vampire lore is intensely assorted. So too, representations of the vampire in inventive works were marked by means of a lot originality. In The Vampyre (1819), John Polidori brought Lord Ruthven and proven the vampire craze of the nineteenth century that led to a flood of German vampire poetry, French vampire drama, and British vampire fiction. this practice culminated in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897), which mounted the nature of the Transylvanian nobleman because the archetypal vampire firmly within the public mind's eye. a variety of motion pictures drew from Stoker's novel to various levels, with every one emphasizing diverse components of his vampire personality. And newer writers have created works within which vampirism is used to discover modern social concerns.
The participants to this quantity talk about representations of the vampire in fiction, folklore, movie, and pop culture. the 1st part comprises chapters on Stoker and his works, with realization to such figures as Oscar Wilde and Edvard Munch. the second one part explores the vampire in movie and pop culture from Bela Lugosi to Blacula. the quantity then seems at such glossy writers as Anne Rice and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro who've tailored the vampire legend to fulfill their inventive wishes. a last part experiences modern concerns, reminiscent of vampirism as a metaphor for AIDS in Killing Zoe.
By Diana Wallace
By Margaret-Anne Hutton
In the 1st significant research of representations of global struggle II in French crime fiction, Margaret-Anne Hutton attracts on a corpus of over 150 texts spanning greater than sixty years. integrated are recognized writers (male and feminine) resembling Aubert, Simenon, Boileau-Narcejak, Vargas, Daeninckx, and Jonquet, in addition to a large variety of lesser-known authors. Hutton's creation situates her learn in the better framework of literary representations of worldwide conflict II, surroundings the degree for her discussions of style; the matter of defining crimes and criminals within the context of the struggle; the epistemological matters that come up within the dating among global conflict II historiography and the crime novel; and the temporal textures linking earlier crimes to the current. Filling a spot within the fields of crime fiction and fictional representations of the conflict, Hutton's e-book calls into query the way in which either crime fiction and the French theatre of worldwide battle II were conceptualized and codified.