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Gothic Effigy : A Guide to Dark Visibilities - by David Annwn Jones (Hardcover)
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Gothic effigy brings together for the first time many of the multifarious visual motifs and media associated with Gothic, some of which have never received serious study before. This guide is the most comprehensive work in its field, a study aid that makes links between a considerable array of Gothic visual works and artifacts, from the work of Salvator Rosa and the first illustrations of Gothic Blue books to the latest Gothic painters and graphic artists. Currently popular areas such as Gothic fashion, gaming, T.V. and film are considered, as well as the ghostly images of magic lantern shows.This groundbreaking study will serve as an invaluable reference and research book. In its wide range and closely detailed descriptions, it will be very attractive for students, academics, collectors, fans of popular Gothic culture and general readers.