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4. The revenge of the dead

4. The revenge of the dead  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0004
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The Reformation divested the church of its pageantry, ritual, customs, and lore. The ensuing religious turmoil had a profound influence on the literature of the period. ‘The revenge of the ... More
3. The iconoclasts

3. The iconoclasts  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0003
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A significant moment in Gothic history comes with the Reformation. This left a developing sense of national uniqueness with a destructive attitude to the past. The puritanical zeal that had ... More
12. The ghost in the machine

12. The ghost in the machine  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0012
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Ironically, despite its deep historic basis, the Gothic has always been a modern movement inspired by contemporary culture. Advances in science inspired Gothic writers such as Mary Shelley ... More
5. Liberty Gothic

5. Liberty Gothic  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0005
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9780199586790
By the mid-17th century, the Goths were still the barbarians (for Catholics, classicists, and royalists). However, there was a growing opinion that saw the Goths as the forerunners of ... More
6. Gothic Whiggery

6. Gothic Whiggery  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0006
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‘Gothic Whiggery’ charts the further development of the reinvented Gothic culture during the 17th and 18th centuries. The Gothic flourished in 18th-century Britain. The characteristic ... More
The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction  

Nick Groom

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.001.0001
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9780199586790
The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction shows that the concept of ‘Gothic’ is wildly diverse. It can refer to ecclesiastical architecture, supernatural fiction, cult horror ... More
Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark A. Noll

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777455
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560974.001.0001
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9780199560974
Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction presents a history of Protestantism beginning with the founding of Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, and Anabaptist churches in the ... More
11. New England Goths

11. New England Goths  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0011
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9780199586790
An examination of the Gothic in the United States gives a very different picture of Gothic culture to that in Britain. The history that American Gothic addresses in literature is mainly ... More
7. The puritan legacy

7. The puritan legacy  

Francis J. Bremer

in Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.003.0007
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‘The puritan legacy’ examines the influence of the puritan movement in England and America. The most significant contributions to the puritan legacy in the decades after the Restoration are ... More
Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Francis J Bremer

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.001.0001
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9780195334555
Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction traces the development, triumph, and decline of the Puritan world and examines the Puritan legacy in American history. It charts the rise ... More

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