An overview of popular literature from the early nineteenth century to the present day from a historical and comparative perspective.
ISBN10 : 0521513375 , ISBN13 : 9780521513371
Page Number : 225
Popular commercial fiction emerged in the nineteenth century, with serialised novels and sensational penny dreadfuls. Today it remains a multi-million dollar industry giving pleasure to many, but it i
ISBN10 : 1107493854 , ISBN13 : 9781107493858
Page Number : 244
A collection of essays on Shakespeare's life and works in popular forms and media, first published in 2007.
ISBN10 : 0521844290 , ISBN13 : 9780521844291
Page Number : 291
Science fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields. It is a literature which draws on popular culture, and which engages in speculation about science, history, and all types of social relations
ISBN10 : 9780521016575 , ISBN13 : 0521016576
Page Number : 295
A unique and valuable insight into the novel in French over the past two centuries.
ISBN10 : 9780521499149 , ISBN13 : 0521499143
Page Number : 281
Gothic as a form of fiction-making has played a major role in Western culture since the late eighteenth century. In this volume, fourteen world-class experts on the Gothic provide thorough and reveali
ISBN10 : 1107494486 , ISBN13 : 9781107494480
Page Number : 354
While poetry has been the genre most closely associated with the Romantic period, the novel of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries has attracted many more readers and students in recent
ISBN10 : 9781139827911 , ISBN13 : 113982791X
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Examines the history of fantasy literature from its origins during the Enlightenment to the present, discussing its major themes and codes, writing and reading strategies, subgenres, and noteworthy wr
ISBN10 : 0521429595 , ISBN13 : 9780521429597
Page Number : 268
In 1859 the popular novelist Wilkie Collins wrote of a ghostly woman, dressed from head to toe in white garments, laying her cold, thin hand on the shoulder of a young man as he walked home late one e
ISBN10 : 0521760747 , ISBN13 : 9780521760744
Page Number : 253
Examines the range of American crime fiction from execution sermons of the Colonial era to television programmes like The Sopranos.
ISBN10 : 0521136067 , ISBN13 : 9780521136068
Page Number : 190