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Alan Moore and the Gothic Tradition

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The first book-length study to address Moore's significance to the Gothic, this volume is also the first to provide in-depth analyses of his spoken-word performances, poetry and prose, as well as his comics and graphic novels.

The essays collected here identify the Gothic tradition as perhaps the most significant cultural context for understanding Moore's work, providing u
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published September 3rd 2013 by Manchester University Press
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First of all I must admit that modern literary criticism (unless they are books about historical Chinese literature) are my least favourite kind of academic books. I find their style awkward, their vocabulary annoying and that they often entirely miss the point. So I am not the intended audience of this book. Alan Moore is probably my favourite living author though and when I heard that an academic selection of essays had been written about his work I really wanted to read it.

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Dr. Matthew J.A. Green is an Associate Professor in English Literature at the University of Nottingham, England.

Dr Green holds a PhD from the University of Leeds and a BA from the University of British Columbia.

His overarching interests concern cultural inheritance and the place of literature and art within the wider community. Dr Green passionately believes that literature and related arts make
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