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Published: 27 September 2012

184 Pages | Approx 15 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199586790

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The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

Nick Groom

Very Short Introductions

  • Examines all aspects of the 'Gothic', including architecture, fiction, culture, literature, poetry, photography, and film
  • Explores the historical meanings of the term and its origins
  • Presents a rich and complex history that offers striking new ways of understanding and looking at modern culture and identity
  • Considers the contemporary Gothic phenomenon
  • Part of the best-selling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide