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The gothic : a very short introduction, Nick Groom

Label
The gothic : a very short introduction
Title
The gothic
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Nick Groom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Gothic is wildly diverse. It can refer to ecclesiastical architecture, supernatural fiction, cult horror films, and a distinctive style of rock music. It has influenced political theorists and social reformers, as well as Victorian home décor and contemporary fashion. This Very Short Introduction captures the history of the Gothic from ancient times to the present. It covers the sack of Rome by the barbarian tribes, mediaeval architecture, popular culture in the sixteenth century (including ballads and Revenge Tragedy), political theories of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the rise of the Gothic novel, the Victorian Gothic Revival, and the influence of Gothic culture on film, music, and fashion. It includes familiar Gothic novels such Frankenstein and Dracula, while also covering Gothic gardening, slasher movies, and the current Goth scene. It is the only account of the Gothic that describes the entire history of the term, presenting it in all its richly complex and perversely contradictory glory
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1966-
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Groom, Nick
Dewey number
700.902
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
N6310
LC item number
.G76 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Very short introductions
Series volume
329
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  • Art, Gothic
  • Arts, Gothic
  • Goth culture (Subculture)
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
  • Horror tales, English
Label
The gothic : a very short introduction, Nick Groom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-153) and index
Contents
Preface : a history of the gothic in thirteen chapters -- Origins of the Goths -- The ascent to heaven -- The iconoclasts -- The revenge of the dead -- Liberty gothic -- Gothic whiggery -- The sixties -- The descent into hell -- The poetics of blood -- The gothic dream -- New England Goths -- The ghost in the machine -- First and last and always
Control code
2012532783
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 163 p.
Isbn
9780199586790
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012532783
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn794136186
Label
The gothic : a very short introduction, Nick Groom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-153) and index
Contents
Preface : a history of the gothic in thirteen chapters -- Origins of the Goths -- The ascent to heaven -- The iconoclasts -- The revenge of the dead -- Liberty gothic -- Gothic whiggery -- The sixties -- The descent into hell -- The poetics of blood -- The gothic dream -- New England Goths -- The ghost in the machine -- First and last and always
Control code
2012532783
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 163 p.
Isbn
9780199586790
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012532783
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn794136186

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