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Healey, Kathleen

Gothic Landscapes

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Haunted Landscapes and Fearful Spaces—Expanding Views on the Geography of the Gothic
Sharon Rose Yang, Kathleen Healey

Part I. Cross-Genre: Hideous Hybrids/Hybrids of Horror

2. Dark Shadows in the Promised Land: Landscapes of Terror and the Visual Arts in Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly

Kathleen Healey

3. Haunting Landscapes in “Female Gothic” Thriller Films: From Alfred Hitchcock to Orson Welles
Sheri Chinen Biesen

4. “Beauty Sleeping in the Lap of Horror”: Landscape Aesthetics and Gothic Pleasures, from The Castle of Otranto to Video Games
Alice Davenport

Part II. Darkness in Unexpected Places: Not Your Grandmother’s Haunted Castle

5. What the Green Grass Hides: Denial and Deception in Suburban Detroit
Amber B. Vayo

6. “Go Steady, Undine!”: The Horror of Ambition in Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country

Myrto Drizou

7. The Convent as Coven: Gothic Implications of Women-Centered Illness and Healing Narratives in Toni Morrison’s Paradise

Belinda M. Waller-Peterson

8. Haunting Memories: Gothic and Memoir
Erica Moore

Part III. Gothic Social Landscapes

9. The Indian Gothic
Nalini Pai

10.
St. Bernard’s: Terrors of the Light in the Gothic Hospital
Christy Rieger

11. Nature Selects the Horla: How the Concept of Natural Selection Influences Guy de Maupassant’s Horror Tale
Sharon Rose Yang

12. Ruins of Empire: Refashioning the Gothic in J. G. Ballard’s Empire of the Sun (1984)
Alex Watson

13. Gothic Landscapes in Mary Butts’s Ashe of Rings

Roslyn Reso Foy

Keywords: Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319331652
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-33164-5

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