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All About Gothic Fiction By College Guide World
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The Gothic hero becomes a sort of archetype as we find that there is a pattern to their characterization. There is always the protagonist, usually isolated either voluntarily or involuntarily. Then... More > there is the villain, who is the epitome of evil, either by his (usually a man) own fall from grace, or by some implicit malevolence. The Wanderer, found in many Gothic tales, is the epitome of isolation as he wanders the earth in perpetual exile, usually a form of divine punishment.< Less
Speaking in Symbols (Study Guide) By William Walter
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This book is the study guide to Speaking in Symbols, a reader containing works 
examining Gothic Fiction, Mystery, Detective,
Science Fiction, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, and Fable.
How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries By Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
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Modernist Myth: Studies in H.D., D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf By Nanette Norris
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The writers in this study were living at the edge of change, in a world severely rocked by world conflict – a 'maelstrom' of upheaval of values, of community standards, and of philosophical... More > visions. Their task was to "give [themselves and others] the power to change the world that is changing them, to make their way through the maelstrom and make it their own." Their response was not to embrace the chaos, but to move through it and re-establish limits in the broader beyond.< Less
Modernist Myth: Studies in H.D., D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf By Nanette Norris
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The writers in this study were living at the edge of change, in a world severely rocked by world conflict – a 'maelstrom' of upheaval of values, of community standards, and of philosophical... More > visions. Their task was to "give [themselves and others] the power to change the world that is changing them, to make their way through the maelstrom and make it their own." Their response was not to embrace the chaos, but to move through it and re-establish limits in the broader beyond.< Less
Black Magic By Marjorie Bowen
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Black Magic begins with this ominous first line: 'In the large room of a house in a certain quiet city in Flanders, a man was guilding a devil'. That person is Dirk Renswoude, a craftsman and loner... More > of noble birth who has been mistreated in some unspecified way by his family. He meets Thierry, a young scholar on his way to study at the university at Basle and they soon discover that they have a shared fascination with the black arts. However, Thierry is initially cautious and afraid of blasphemy, whilst Dirk is ambitious to be "as great as the Master we serve can make his followers" and thirst for power. Dirk leads them on to experiments with mystic circles drawn on the floor in chalk, the chanting of arcane incantations and the evocation of grotesque, demonic visions writhing in the speculum. Thierry still wavers, but when their experiments lead to murder the die is cast for both of them. One of the best gothic novels ever written!< Less
The Fierce Weigh Down the Water By Lee Redfern
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The story follows Elmer Bergan at four stages of her life – when she is eight, 18, 28 and 38 – all told in her own voice and in the first person. As she lives through the events of her... More > first thirty years, events, memories, thoughts come in and out of her consciousness at different stages like a river that flows from one experience to the next and back again. Rather than this being a story about the death of a child, it is about obsession, the need for answers when questions are all you have left. It is a character study of childhood, both in Elmer's life and in her grandparents whose relationship means they act with one another like children; her mother Laura who can't cope with motherhood; her father who's extra-curricular relationship is at odds with the family he has help to create and destroy. The novel is bleak at times but touches on the surreal nature of childhood, as well as being funny, dark and political.< Less
Sacred Hunger By Michelle Belanger
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Author Michelle Belanger has fascinated and informed readers about the vampire in folklore, fiction, and fact since the early 90s. Now enjoy all of Michelle's major essays on this fascinating topic,... More > collected for the first time in one volume. Find out why author Bram Stoker wrote about vampires -- and what real-life psychic vampire inspired the figure of Dracula. Learn about the history and development of the modern community of real vampires. Explore the allure of the vampire in modern culture, and meet members of the vampire underground who have made this potent archetype a fundamental part of their lives ...< Less
Protopoetics By Bill Perkins
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Seek and find it as that one book that you do read as unexpected? So study its 22 special and unusual regularly rhyming poems? For a theme within it is soon revealed (from an ancient studied bound... More > volume of the story lines) as: "Protopoetics" - an invented buzzword worthy of good inquest of topic for a pursuit of a poetic discovering. It is all then as an unforgettable and excellent journey complete with Study Guide at books back too! Many places in it are imagined - but as part also of the weird legendary "Stumptown" locality of the great and familiarly frequented Portland, Oregon: wherein the coffee flows endlessly and folks regularly hunt for real or imagined breakfast feasting donuts as well too! Along with 2 dozen art works of clever designs to whimsically peruse - a brilliantly embellished full color treatment of fantasy art images all for the poems too! So recommended highly as by one special artist/author for a exceptionally good time.< Less
The Mysteries of Udolpho By Ann Ward Radcliffe
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When young Emily goes on a long journey with her father to study and appreciate the machinations of nature, they come home to find her father dying. After his death, Emily is almost forced into a... More > marriage by her forced consort Count Morano when her heart has fallen for the young count Valancourt but strange things are happening around the castle she is to inherit.< Less

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