The Gothic World (Routledge Worlds) (Hardcover)

The Gothic World (Routledge Worlds) By Glennis Byron (Editor), Dale Townshend (Editor) Cover Image
By Glennis Byron (Editor), Dale Townshend (Editor)
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The Gothic World offers an overview of this popular field whilst also extending critical debate in exciting new directions such as film, politics, fashion, architecture, fine art and cyberculture. Structured around the principles of time, space and practice, and including a detailed general introduction, the five sections look at:

  • Gothic Histories
  • Gothic Spaces
  • Gothic Readers and Writers
  • Gothic Spectacle
  • Contemporary Impulses.

The Gothic World seeks to account for the Gothic as a multi-faceted, multi-dimensional force, as a style, an aesthetic experience and a mode of cultural expression that traverses genres, forms, media, disciplines and national boundaries and creates, indeed, its own 'World'.

About the Author

Glennis Byron is Professor of English at the University of Stirling, Scotland. With Dale Townshend, she co-runs the MLitt in The Gothic Imagination and the Gothic Imagination website. She was the principal investigator for the AHRC funded Global Gothic network. Globalgothic is forthcoming from Manchester University Press in 2012. Dale Townshend is Lecturer in Gothic and Romantic Literature at the University of Stirling, Scotland, where he co-runs, with Glennis Byron, the MLitt in The Gothic Imagination.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780415637442
ISBN-10: 0415637449
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: October 4th, 2013
Pages: 584
Language: English
Series: Routledge Worlds