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Author Nelson, Victoria

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

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    700.415 NEL    Available
Description xiii, 333 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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 God : 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 Gotchik : 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 (alk. paper)
0674050142 (alk. paper)
9780674725928 (pbk.)

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