By M. Nuss
By M. Nuss
By Sam George,Bill Hughes
This wide-ranging assortment varieties a coherent narrative which follows Enlightenment experiences of the vampire's origins in folklore and people panics, tracing resources of vampire fiction, via Romantic incarnations in Byron and Polidori to Le Fanu's Carmilla. extra essays talk about the undead within the context of Dracula, fin-de-siècle decadence and Nazi Germany including early cinematic remedies. the increase of the sympathetic vampire is charted from Coppola's Dracula, to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Twilight. newer manifestations in novels, television, Goth way of life, younger grownup fiction and cinema are handled in discussions of precise Blood, The Vampire Diaries and masses more.
The e-book is key interpreting should you desire to discover open graves with an open brain: students of literature and movie, fanatics of all issues vampiric and writers of Undead fiction. The Transylvanian notebooks of the award-winning novelist Marcus Sedgwick finish the examine, laying off mild on fresh tendencies in younger grownup fiction. Sedgwick lays naked the writing method for budding novelists and artistic writers within the genre.
By Steven Vine
By G. Leadbetter
By Nahoko Miyamoto Alvey
The nice Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley had a sophisticated courting with the British Empire and the tradition of colonialism. thought of politically radical and scandalous in Britain, Shelley lived in self-imposed exile and set a lot of his writing in overseas. In Strange Truths in Undiscovered Lands Nahoko Miyamoto Alvey examines the ways that Shelley built a 'Romantic geography' to supply visionary choices to an earth devastated by means of a brand new kind of ecu colonialism and worldwide expansion.
Intertextually wealthy, Alvey's paintings establishes the context during which poems through Shelley and different Romantics have been written by way of offering correct histories, commute texts, medical writings, and archival fabric, and are all complemented via postcolonial research. targeted in its emphasis at the positive and positive factors of Shelley's poetical works, Strange Truths in Undiscovered Lands deals a distinct point of view on Romantic Orientalism, and a brand new examine how the poet imagined the connection among the Self and the Other.
Thorough and unique, this publication should be of curiosity to Romanticists, postcolonialists, and a person drawn to replacement responses to acts of colonialism and empire.
By Samuel Lyndon Gladden
First released in 2002. This booklet surveys how and to what impact Shelley makes use of erotic narratives to masks political rhetoric inside of his makes an attempt to explain and convey forth utopia. Posing erotic relationships as either an exemplar of the inequities of energy and a paradigm for replacement social orders that dismantle oppressive constructions, it argues Shelley’s paintings imagines an area the place the tension of tyranny succumbs to the liberation of ecstatic union. From the Romantics to the Aesthetes, it argues that this version contributed to a counter-tradition in British literature which situates the erotic as a trope for political discourse. This paintings can be of curiosity to scholars of literature.
By Professor Jarvis Robin
Why and the way did humans learn literature on North the US via explorers, guests, emigrants, and travelers? this is often the critical query Robin Jarvis takes up as he addresses an important hole in scholarship on commute writing: its modern reception. Referencing experiences within the periodical press, own journals, letters, autobiographies, marginalia, and bibliographical proof in terms of the construction, distribution, and reception of go back and forth literature, Jarvis focuses in particular at the principles and perceptions of North the USA expressed through people who by no means visited the subcontinent. one of the concerns Jarvis explores are what the British reception of North American shuttle narratives says in regards to the ways that the U.S. used to be imagined within the Romantic interval; how poets equivalent to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Felicia Hemans, Robert Southey, and William Wordsworth, all voracious shuttle readers, integrated their readings of commute books into their works; and the ways that the reception of North American trip writing will be contextualized in the broader contours of British society and tradition. considerably, Jarvis differentiates among diverse groups of readers to teach the level to which category or specialist prestige affected the way in which commute literature was once learn. Of both the most important value, he discusses the reception of trip literature on Canada and the Arctic as designated from that at the usa. His booklet constitutes the main thorough exploration up to now of the non-public studying reviews of go back and forth literature throughout the Romantic period.
By Megan Moore
Charting very important new territory inside medieval gender reviews, Megan Moore explores the very important position that ladies performed in transmitting wisdom and empire inside Mediterranean cross-cultural marriages. while cross-cultural trade has more often than not been understood during the lens of male-centered translation paintings, this research, that's grounded within the kinfolk among the west and Byzantium, examines cross-cultural marriage as a medium of literary and cultural trade, one within which women's paintings was once both very important as men’s.
Moore's readings of previous French and Medieval Greek texts reveal the level to which ladies challenged the cultures into which they married and formed their new courtly environments. throughout the lens of medieval gender and postcolonial theory, Exchanges in Exoticism demonstrates how the method of cultural trade – and empire construction – extends well past our conventional assumptions approximately gender roles within the medieval Mediterranean.
By Rosalind Brown-Grant