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Literature and Fascination

Authors: Baumbach, Sibylle

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Exploring literary fascination as a key concept of aesthetic attraction, this book illuminates the ways in which literary texts are designed, presented, and received. Detailed case studies include texts by William Shakespeare, S.T. Coleridge, Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Don DeLillo, and Ian McEwan.

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Sibylle Baumbach (PhD, LMU Munich; MA, UC Santa Barbara) is Full Professor of English Literature and Culture at the University of Innsbruck. Previously she taught at the universities of Mainz, Warwick, Giessen, and Stanford. She is the author of Shakespeare and the Art of Physiognomy (2008) and editor of Regions of Culture – Regions of Identity (2010).

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Literature and Fascination
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53801-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137538017
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53800-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 318
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