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The Gothic and Death

Carol Margaret Davison


The gothic and death is the first ever published study to investigate how the multifarious strands of the Gothic and the concepts of death, dying, mourning, and memorialization – what the Editor broadly refers to as “the Death Question” – have intersected and been configured cross-culturally to diverse ends from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day. Drawing on recent scholarship in Gothic Studies, film theory, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Thanatology Studies, to which fields it seeks to make a valuable contribution, this interdisciplinary collection of fifteen essays by internatio ... More

Keywords: Gothic Studies, Death, Thanatology Studies, Graveyard Poetry, Romantic Poetry, Victorian Literature, American Literature, Italian Literature, Russian Literature, Bollywood Film

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781784992699
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carol Margaret Davison, editor
University of Windsor

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Part I Gothic graveyards and afterlives

Part II Gothic revolutions and undead histories

Part III Gothic apocalypses: dead selves/dead civilizations

Part IV Global Gothic dead

Part V Twenty-first-century Gothic and death

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