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Published: 27 March 2017

256 Pages | 7 b/w illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784992699

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The Gothic and Death

First Edition

Edited by Carol Margaret Davison

Published by Manchester University Press

International Gothic MUP

  • New in paperback
  • Offers the first ever published study devoted to the subject of the Gothic and Death across centuries, diverse national contexts, and various literary, cinematic, and televisual productions
  • Considers issues of religion, politics, history, and culture/cultural identity in Gothic texts treating issues of death, dying, and bereavement
  • Offers fresh readings of established, overlooked, and recent Gothic works across a variety of cultural and literary forms
  • Considers the persistent representation and treatment of death in vampire and zombie cinema as well as new media technologies that complicate our ideas of mourning, haunting, and the "afterlife" of the self

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