Contemporary Women's Gothic Fiction: Carnival, Hauntings and by Gina Wisker

By Gina Wisker

This ebook revives and revitalises the literary Gothic within the arms of up to date ladies writers. It makes a scholarly, vigorous and convincing case that the Gothic makes horror first rate, and establishes modern women’s Gothic fictions in and opposed to conventional Gothic. The ebook presents new, enticing views on confirmed modern girls Gothic writers, with a specific concentrate on Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison. It explores how the Gothic is malleable of their arms and is used to demythologise oppressions according to distinction in gender and ethnicity. The examine offers new Gothic paintings and new nuances, evaluations of harmful complacency and radical questionings of what's secure and conformist in works as diversified as Twilight (Stephenie Meyer) and A woman Walks domestic Alone (Ana Lily Amirpur), in addition to by means of Anne Rice and Poppy Brite. It additionally introduces and significantly explores postcolonial, vampire and neohistorical Gothic and women’s ghost stories. 

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