Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2019

352 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474440929

Bookseller Code (06)

Twenty-First-Century Gothic

An Edinburgh Companion

Edited by Maisha Wester and Xavier Aldana Reyes

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic

  • Covers key areas and themes of the post-millennial Gothic as well as developments in the field and revisions of the Gothic tradition
  • Constitutes the first thematic compendium to this area with a transmedia (literature, film and television) and transnational approach
  • Covers a plurality of texts, from novels such as Stephenie Meyer's Twilight (2005), Helen Oyeyemi's White Is for Witching (2009), Justin Cronin's The Passage (2010) and M.R. Carey's The Girl with All the Gifts (2014), to films such as Kairo (2001), Juan of the Dead (2012) and The Darkside (2013), to series such as Dante's Cove (2005-7), Hemlock Grove (2013-15), Penny Dreadful (2014-16), Black Mirror (2011-) and even the Slenderman mythos.