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The Gothic CathedralThe Gothic Cathedral
Christopher Wilson
The Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages are among the world's supreme architectural achievements. Hundreds of these great churches were built throughout Europe in a rich variety of styles between c. 1130 and c. 1530, all of them representing an investment of money and effort so immense that it is difficult to find a modern parallel. Christopher Wi ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2005-04-17 | ISBN-13: 9780500276815

Evil RootsEvil Roots
Strangling vines and meat-hungry flora fill this unruly garden of strange stories, selected for their significance as the seeds of the "killer plant" trope in fiction, film, and video games. Before the Demogorgon of Stranger Things and the appearance of Mario's iconic foe the Piranha Plant, writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries were explorin ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2020-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780712352291

The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse)The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse)
Chris Baldick
Brimming with tales of terror, suspense, and the uncanny, this work offers a collection devoted to the best of the Gothic genre. Each story contains the common elements of the gothic talea warped sense of time, a claustrophobic setting, a link to archaic modes of thought, and the impression of a descent into disintegration. Yet taken together, they ...
Number of pages: 533 | Publication Date: 2009-05-07 | ISBN-13: 9780199561537

The Cambridge Companion to American Gothic (Cambridge Companions to Literature)The Cambridge Companion to American Gothic (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
The Cambridge Companion to American Gothic offers an accessible overview to both the breadth and depth of the American Gothic tradition. This subgenre features works from many of America's best-known authors: Edgar Allan Poe, Toni Morrison, Stephen King, Anne Rice, Henry James, Edith Wharton, William Faulkner, and Flannery O'Connor. Authored by lea ...
Number of pages: 274 | Publication Date: 2017-11-23 | ISBN-13: 9781107539785

The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript BooksThe Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books
Albert Derolez
Albert Derolez has developed new terminology for describing the different scripts in this detailed study of handwriting in manuscript books produced in western and central Europe from c.1100 to c.1530. This makes Derolez's survey unique and an ideal tool for all interested in late-medieval book and handwriting culture. The text is illustrated with ...
Number of pages: 324 | Publication Date: 2006-05-29 | ISBN-13: 9780521686907

The Gothic TarotThe Gothic Tarot
Joseph Vargo
Joseph Vargo's critically acclaimed and best-selling Tarot deck offers a host of gargoyles, vampires, ghosts, and dark angels that give this ancient oracle a unique Gothic flair. All of the Major and Minor Arcana are included in this set of 78 cards, and every card features a unique and original illustration depicting Vargo's gothic interpretation ...
Number of pages: 78 | Publication Date: 2002-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780967575629

The GothicThe Gothic
Nick Groom
The Gothic is wildly diverse. It can refer to ecclesiastical architecture, supernatural fiction, cult horror films, and a distinctive style of rock music. It has influenced political theorists and social reformers, as well as Victorian home d├ęcor and contemporary fashion. This Very Short Introduction captures the history of the Gothic from ancient ...
Number of pages: 163 | Publication Date: 2012-12-05 | ISBN-13: 9780199586790

The Gothic EnterpriseThe Gothic Enterprise
Robert A. Scott
The great Gothic cathedrals of Europe are among the most astonishing achievements of Western culture. Evoking feelings of awe and humility, they make us want to understand what inspired the people who had the audacity to build them. This engrossing book surveys an era that has fired the historical imagination for centuries. In it Robert A. Scott ex ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2011-06-28 | ISBN-13: 9780520269996

Gothic Tales (Penguin Classics)Gothic Tales (Penguin Classics)
Elizabeth Gaskell
Elizabeth Gaskell's chilling Gothic tales blend the real and the supernatural to eerie, compelling effect. 'Disappearances', inspired by local legends of mysterious vanishings, mixes gossip and fact; 'Lois the Witch', a novella based on an account of the Salem witch hunts, shows how sexual desire and jealousy lead to hysteria; while in 'The Old Nur ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2001-02-01 | ISBN-13: 9780140437416

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