The Resource The gothic in children's literature : haunting the borders, edited by Anna Jackson, Karen Coats, and Roderick McGillis

The gothic in children's literature : haunting the borders, edited by Anna Jackson, Karen Coats, and Roderick McGillis

Label
The gothic in children's literature : haunting the borders
Title
The gothic in children's literature
Title remainder
haunting the borders
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anna Jackson, Karen Coats, and Roderick McGillis
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"While the Gothic genre has received much critical attention, and the popularity of Gothic narratives at the turn of the millennium has been analyzed in studies such as Mark Edmundson's Nightmare on Main Street, The Gothic in Children's Literature is the first book-length study on the Gothic as a mode within the genre of children's literature."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.C513
LC item number
G67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Anna
  • Coats, Karen
  • McGillis, Roderick
Series statement
Children's literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's stories, English
  • Children's stories, Commonwealth (English)
  • Horror tales, English
  • Horror in literature
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
Label
The gothic in children's literature : haunting the borders, edited by Anna Jackson, Karen Coats, and Roderick McGillis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The haunted nursery: 1764-1830 / Dale Townshend -- Cyberfiction and the gothic novel / Nadia Crandall -- Frightening and funny : humor in children's gothic fiction / Julie Cross -- Between horror, humor, and hope : Neil Gaiman and the psychic work of the gothic / Karen Coats -- On the gothic beach : a New Zealand reading of house and landscape in Margaret Mahy's The tricksters / Rose Lovell-Smith -- High winds and broken bridges : the gothic and the West Indies in twentieth-century British children's literature / Karen Sands-O'Connor -- The scary tale looks for a family : Gary Crew's Gothic hospital and Sonya Hartnett's The devil latch / Anna Smith -- Haunting the borders of sword and sorcery : Garth Nix's The seventh tower / Alice Mills -- Uncanny hauntings, canny children / Anna Jackson -- Hermione in the bathroom : the gothic, menarche, and female development in the Harry Potter series / June Cummins -- Making nightmares into new fairytales : goth comics as children's literature / Laurie N. Taylor -- Fantastic books : the gothic architecture of children's books / Rebecca-Anne C. Do Rozario -- The night side of nature : gothic spaces, fearful times / Roderick McGillis
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780415960366
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
20061011 48
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)77476485
  • (OCoLC)77476485
Label
The gothic in children's literature : haunting the borders, edited by Anna Jackson, Karen Coats, and Roderick McGillis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The haunted nursery: 1764-1830 / Dale Townshend -- Cyberfiction and the gothic novel / Nadia Crandall -- Frightening and funny : humor in children's gothic fiction / Julie Cross -- Between horror, humor, and hope : Neil Gaiman and the psychic work of the gothic / Karen Coats -- On the gothic beach : a New Zealand reading of house and landscape in Margaret Mahy's The tricksters / Rose Lovell-Smith -- High winds and broken bridges : the gothic and the West Indies in twentieth-century British children's literature / Karen Sands-O'Connor -- The scary tale looks for a family : Gary Crew's Gothic hospital and Sonya Hartnett's The devil latch / Anna Smith -- Haunting the borders of sword and sorcery : Garth Nix's The seventh tower / Alice Mills -- Uncanny hauntings, canny children / Anna Jackson -- Hermione in the bathroom : the gothic, menarche, and female development in the Harry Potter series / June Cummins -- Making nightmares into new fairytales : goth comics as children's literature / Laurie N. Taylor -- Fantastic books : the gothic architecture of children's books / Rebecca-Anne C. Do Rozario -- The night side of nature : gothic spaces, fearful times / Roderick McGillis
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780415960366
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
20061011 48
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)77476485
  • (OCoLC)77476485

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