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Author Nelson, Victoria.

Title Gothicka : vampire heroes, human gods, and the new supernatural / Victoria Nelson.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Robert R Jones PL Adult Non-Fiction - CVPG-7  700.4164 NEL    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents White dog, the prequel : between imagination and belief -- Faux Catholic : a Gothick genealogy from Monk Lewis to Dan Brown -- Gothick Gods : the worshipful world of Horror Fandom -- Decommissioning Satan : in favor of his man-god whelps -- Gothick romance : the danse macabre of women -- The bright God beckons : the new vampire romance -- Postapocalyptic Gothick : that means zombies (and the occasional zampire) -- The Gothick theater of Halloween : performing allegory -- The ten rules of Sitges : global Gothic horror and beyond -- Cathedral head : the Gothick cosmos of Guillermo del Toro -- The new Christian Gothick : The shack and other cathedrals -- Epilogue: questions without answers.
Subject Gothic fiction (Literary genre) -- History and criticism.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- History and criticism.
Horror tales -- History and criticism.
Spirituality in literature.
Horror films -- History and criticism.
Horror comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Goth culture (Subculture) -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780674050143 (alkaline paper)
0674050142 (alkaline paper)

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