Here is a collection which fills a real gap in the market for first-class modern critical studies on alternative traditions, especially that of popular literature in English. What is lacking is a comprehensive clear, concise and radical rethink of nineteenth-century suspense writers such as Poe, Wilkie Collins, Dickens, Conan Doyle and Bram Stoker, and the genres of fantasy, the ghost tale, detection and horror. The nine essays presented here, by accomplished and experienced authors, show a vital awareness of current teaching trends and interests, covering such approaches as the psychosexual, feminist, modern Marxist, generic, psychoanalytic and linguistic.
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Book Description St. Martin's Press, U.S.A., 1988. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 139 pages. Text browned. Size: 8vo - otver 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 572664
Book Description St. Martin's Press, New York, 1988. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Several contributors. Includes index. Contains nine concise essays by literary authorities. Bound in original blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, in publisher's unclipped pictorial dustjacket. Corner of ffep clipped, otherwise a very nice clean tight solid hardcover copy. 139pp. Uncommon. SB-17. Size: 22 x 14cm. Bookseller Inventory # 001888
Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0312016778