Gothic: Transmutations of Horror in Late-Twentieth-Century Art

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As the millennium draws to a close, a Gothic spirit once again penetrates much of today's art and culture. Over the past decade, American and European artists have grown increasingly fascinated with the dark and uncanny side of the human psyche--the theatrical and grotesque, the violent and destructive. Taking its starting point and title from the Gothic novel, this book investigates the full-blown revival of a Gothic sensibility in contemporary art; in American and British fiction labeled the "New Gothic"; in film with ...

Gothic: Transmutations of Horror in Late-Twentieth-Century Art 1999, MIT Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9780262571289

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