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Gothic forms of feminine fictions / Susanne Becker.

By: Becker, Susanne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Manchester ; New York : New York : Manchester University Press ; Distributed in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1999Description: x, 335 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0719053315 (pbk.); 9780719053313.Subject(s): Canadian fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century | Horror tales, Canadian -- History and criticism | Gothic revival (Literature) -- Canada | Women in literature | | Humanities, English October2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 813.08729099287 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents
Contents:
pt. I. Gothic forms -- feminine texts -- Ch. 1. Gothic contextualisation -- Ch. 2. Gothic texture -- Ch. 3. Gothic intertextuality -- pt. II. Neo-gothicism: from houses of fiction to textures of dress -- Ch. 4. Exploring gothic contextualisation: Alice Munro and Lives of Girls and Women -- Ch. 5. Exceeding even gothic texture: Margaret Atwood and Lady Oracle -- Ch. 6. Stripping the gothic: Aritha van Herk and No Fixed Address -- pt. III. Gothic times again: Two hundred years after Radcliffe -- Ch. 7. The neo-gothic experience -- Ch. 8. Exceeding postmodernism -- Ch. 9. Global escapes: nineties' gothica.
Summary: Gothic forms of feminine fictions is a study of the powers of the Gothic in late twentieth-century fiction and film. Susanne Becker argues that the Gothic, two hundred years after it emerged, exhibits renewed vitality in our media age with its obsession for stimulation and excitement.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-324) and index.

pt. I. Gothic forms --
feminine texts --
Ch. 1. Gothic contextualisation --
Ch. 2. Gothic texture --
Ch. 3. Gothic intertextuality -- pt. II. Neo-gothicism: from houses of fiction to textures of dress --
Ch. 4. Exploring gothic contextualisation: Alice Munro and Lives of Girls and Women --
Ch. 5. Exceeding even gothic texture: Margaret Atwood and Lady Oracle --
Ch. 6. Stripping the gothic: Aritha van Herk and No Fixed Address --
pt. III. Gothic times again: Two hundred years after Radcliffe --
Ch. 7. The neo-gothic experience --
Ch. 8. Exceeding postmodernism --
Ch. 9. Global escapes: nineties' gothica.

Gothic forms of feminine fictions is a study of the powers of the Gothic in late twentieth-century fiction and film. Susanne Becker argues that the Gothic, two hundred years after it emerged, exhibits renewed vitality in our media age with its obsession for stimulation and excitement.

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