Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

Author: George W.M. Reynolds

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486799298

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 2224

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The first important fictional treatment of the werewolf theme in English literature, this Victorian thriller traces Wagner's blood-soaked trail through 16th-century Italy in a gothic feast of murder and intrigue.
Release

The Encyclopedia of the Gothic

Author: William Hughes,David Punter,Andrew Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119064600

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 880

View: 8802

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Offering challenging insights into the development of the genre and its impact on contemporary culture, this wide-ranging and interdisciplinary work brings together a notable team of scholars writing on all aspects of the Gothic as it is currently taught and researched. Comprises over 200 newly-commissioned essays by an impressive international team of scholars, whose expertise extends beyond Gothic literature to film, music, drama, art, and architecture Based on the successful two-volume reference work, this comprehensive and wide-ranging research is now available in an accessible single-volume paperback edition Explores relevant authors, national traditions, critical developments, and notable texts that continue to define, shape, and inform this subject A-Z entries range from Angels and American Gothic, to Wilde and Witchcraft, creating the definitive reference guide to all aspects of this strange and wondrous genre
Release