The Gothic and the Everyday

Living Gothic

  • Lorna Piatti-Farnell
  • Maria Beville

Part of the The Palgrave Gothic Series book series (PAGO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Living Gothic

    1. Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Maria Beville
      Pages 1-12
  3. Uncanny Histories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. David Punter
      Pages 15-32
    3. Kristy Butler
      Pages 33-51
  4. Legend, Folklore, and Tradition

  5. Gothic ‘Remains’

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-260

About this book


The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations


Gothic Culture History Folklore Legend Lived Experience culture fiction Framing identity memory Nation Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Lorna Piatti-Farnell
    • 1
  • Maria Beville
    • 2
  1. 1.Auckland University of TechnologyNew Zealand
  2. 2.Mary Immaculate CollegeUniversity of LimerickIreland

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