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The Resource The dark thread : from tragical histories to gothic tales, edited by John D. Lyons

The dark thread : from tragical histories to gothic tales, edited by John D. Lyons

Label
The dark thread : from tragical histories to gothic tales
Title
The dark thread
Title remainder
from tragical histories to gothic tales
Statement of responsibility
edited by John D. Lyons
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In 'The Dark Thread', scholars examine a set of important and perennial narrative motifs centered on violence within the family as they have appeared in French, English, Spanish, and American literatures. Over fourteen essays, contributors highlight the connections between works from early modernity and subsequent texts from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries in which incidents such as murder, cannibalism, poisoning, the burial of the living, the failed burial of the dead, and subsequent apparitions of ghosts that haunt the household unite "high" and "low" cultural traditions. This book questions the traditional separation between the highly honored genre of tragedy and the less respected and generally less well-known genres of histoires tragiques, gothic tales and novels, and horror stories
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
809.9162
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English, with French and Spanish passages accompanied by English translations
LC call number
PN56.T68
LC item number
D37 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lyons, John D.
Series statement
The early modern exchange
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tragic, The, in literature
  • Family violence in literature
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
  • Family violence in literature
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
  • Tragic, The, in literature
Label
The dark thread : from tragical histories to gothic tales, edited by John D. Lyons
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The beauty of violence in Rosset and Barbey d'Aurevilly
  • Kathleen Long
  • Solution and dissolution: Zayas's darkening threads
  • Marina S. Brownlee
  • Evil mothers: from devouring witches to deadly ghosts
  • María Tausiet
  • On specters and skulls: Rosamund and Alboin in seventeenth-century French tragedy
  • Michael Meere
  • "Autre fait arrivé au château de Nicklspurg, en Moravie": Diderot and the horrid case study
  • Caroline Warman
  • The death of tragedy and the birth of the gothic
  • At the dark edge of enlightenment: early modern vampires
  • Guy Spielmann
  • Darkness at noon: Sade's way to terror
  • Philippe Roger
  • Anachronism, heterotopia, and gender in anglophone gothic
  • Alison Booth
  • Inassimilable: gothic Francophobia in "The haunted house' in Royal Street"
  • Jennifer Tsien
  • Houses that live and die from Greek tragedy to the gothic
  • Jocelyn Moore
  • John D. Lyons
  • Metamorphoses of the Histoires tragiques
  • Hervé-Thomas Campangne
  • The real of the tragic tale in sixteenth-century France
  • David Laguardia
  • Doubtful readings in Rosset, Nodier, and Potocki
  • Timothy Chesters and John D. Lyons
Control code
1101503864
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 257 pages
Isbn
9781644531624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1101503864
Label
The dark thread : from tragical histories to gothic tales, edited by John D. Lyons
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The beauty of violence in Rosset and Barbey d'Aurevilly
  • Kathleen Long
  • Solution and dissolution: Zayas's darkening threads
  • Marina S. Brownlee
  • Evil mothers: from devouring witches to deadly ghosts
  • María Tausiet
  • On specters and skulls: Rosamund and Alboin in seventeenth-century French tragedy
  • Michael Meere
  • "Autre fait arrivé au château de Nicklspurg, en Moravie": Diderot and the horrid case study
  • Caroline Warman
  • The death of tragedy and the birth of the gothic
  • At the dark edge of enlightenment: early modern vampires
  • Guy Spielmann
  • Darkness at noon: Sade's way to terror
  • Philippe Roger
  • Anachronism, heterotopia, and gender in anglophone gothic
  • Alison Booth
  • Inassimilable: gothic Francophobia in "The haunted house' in Royal Street"
  • Jennifer Tsien
  • Houses that live and die from Greek tragedy to the gothic
  • Jocelyn Moore
  • John D. Lyons
  • Metamorphoses of the Histoires tragiques
  • Hervé-Thomas Campangne
  • The real of the tragic tale in sixteenth-century France
  • David Laguardia
  • Doubtful readings in Rosset, Nodier, and Potocki
  • Timothy Chesters and John D. Lyons
Control code
1101503864
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 257 pages
Isbn
9781644531624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1101503864

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