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American Popular Literature

American Gothic

アメリカン・ゴシック傑作選

監修・解説:巽孝之(慶應義塾大学教授)

全15巻 + 別冊解説

Part 1: 1820-1860 Gothic and Sensational Literature 全7巻 + 別冊解説1

ISBN 4-902708-15-9  ・  菊判  ・  c. 2600 pp.

定価 本体133,000円+税  2005年 品切れ

 

Part 2: 1860-1940 全8巻 + 別冊解説2

ISBN 978-4-902708-75-2  ・  菊判  ・  c. 2800 pp.

定価 本体144,000円+税  2007年

 

近年国際的な再評価が高まるゴシック小説を集成。
短編も含め幅広く選定、女性作家が多く収録されているのも特色です。
アメリカの大衆に支持され続けてきたアメリカン・ゴシックは、アメリカ文化の隠された本質が含まれている文学ジャンルと見ることができ、アメリカ文学・文化研究の重要な資料です。

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Contents

Part 1

Volume 1

John Neal Rachel Dyer : A North American Story (1828)

Volume 2

William Gilmore Simms Martin Faber : The Story of a Criminal, and Other Tales, Vol. 1 (1837; Martin Faber first publ. in 1833)

Volume 3

Robert Montgomery Bird Sheppard Lee (1836)

Volume 4

Lydia Maria Child Philothea: A Grecian Romance (1836; 1848 ed.)

Volume 5

Maria Monk Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, as Exhibited in a Narrative of Her Sufferings during a Residence of Five Years as a Novice, and Two Years as a Black Nun, in the Hotel Dieu Nunnery at Montreal (1836)

Volume 6

George Lippard The Quaker City; or, The Monks of Monk Hall: A Romance of Philadelphia Life, Mystery and Crime (1844–45; 1876 ed.)

Volume 7

George Lippard The Empire City; or, New York by Night and Day: Its Aristocracy and Its Dollars (1849–50; 1864 ed.)
George Lippard New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million (1853; 1854 ed.)

 

Part 2

Volume 1

Harriet Elizabeth Prescott (Spofford) Sir Rohan's Ghost: A Romance (1860),

bound with “The Amber Gods” and “Circumstance” from The Amber Gods and Other Stories (1863)

Volume 2

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (Ward) Men, Women, and Ghosts (1869)

Volume 3

Fitz-James O’Brien The Diamond Lens with Other Stories, ed. by William Winter (1881; 1885 ed.)

Volume 4

Louisa May Alcott A Modern Mephistopheles and A Whisper in the Dark (1889; A Modern Mephistopheles first publ. in 1877)

Volume 5

Robert William Chambers The King in Yellow (1895)

Volume 6

Mary Eleanor Wilkins (Freeman) The Wind in the Rose-Bush and Other Tales of the Supernatural (1903),

bound with “A Symphony in Lavender” and “A Far-Away Melody” from A Humble Romance and Other Stories (1887); “The Twelfth Guest” and “A Gentle Ghost” from A New England Nun and Other Stories (1891); and “The Little Maid at the Door” from Silence and Other Stories (1898)

Volume 7

Gertrude Atherton The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories (1905),
b
ound with “The Foghorn” from The Foghorn: Stories (1934)

Volume 8

“Max Brand” (Frederick Faust) Destry Rides Again (1930)

Volume 9

Francis Marion Crawford Wandering Ghosts (1911)