Green, Matthew J. A. (Hg.): Alan Moore and the Gothic Tradition. Manchester, New York: Manchester Univ. Press, 2013. (288 S.)
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Keywords: Collection of essays, Moore. Alan, United Kingdom
Publisher: Manchester Univ. Press (Manchester, New York)
The first book-length study to address Moore’s significance to the Gothic, this volume is also the first to provide in-depth analyses of his spoken-word performances, poetry and prose, as well as his comics and graphic novels.
The essays collected here identify the Gothic tradition as perhaps the most significant cultural context for understanding Moore’s work, providing unique insight into its wider social and political dimensions as well as addressing key theoretical issues in Gothic Studies, Comics Studies and Adaptation Studies.
Scholars, students and general readers alike will find fresh insights into Moore’s use of horror and terror, homage and parody, plus allusion and adaptation. The international list of contributors includes leading researchers in the field and the studies presented here enhance the understanding of Moore’s works while at the same time exploring the ways in which these serve to advance a broader appreciation of Gothic aesthetics.
Table of Contents
I: Monstrous politics
II: Gothic tropes
III: Inheritance and adaptation
IV: Art, magic, sex, other
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