Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Gothic Hauntings: Melancholy Crypts and Textual Ghosts” as Want to Read:
Gothic Hauntings: Melancholy Crypts and Textual Ghosts
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Gothic Hauntings: Melancholy Crypts and Textual Ghosts

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  3 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
What is buried in the crypts of the Gothic? Building on psychoanalytic research on haunting, cryptonymy and melancholy, as well as on French philosophies of language, this book explores how haunting is not just a Gothic narrative device but the symptom of an impossibility of representation and of an irreparable loss at the heart of language.
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published May 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Gothic Hauntings, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Gothic Hauntings

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-7 of 7)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Rebecca marked it as to-read
May 19, 2016
Laura Damagerose
Laura Damagerose rated it really liked it
Jan 08, 2016
Charlotte Gates
Charlotte Gates marked it as to-read
Dec 06, 2014
Caitlin marked it as to-read
Sep 06, 2013
Rufus added it
Mar 09, 2013
FirebrandGoat rated it it was amazing
Jul 17, 2012
Jack rated it liked it
Jul 28, 2011
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book