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A geography of Victorian Gothic fiction : mapping history's nightmares

Author: Robert Mighall
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction challenges the prevailing view that 'psychology' explains the Gothic. Mighall offers original readings of familiar texts, from Dickens to Stoker, Wilkie  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mighall
ISBN: 9780199262182 0199262187
OCLC Number: 838685997
Notes: Copyright 1999
Literaturverz. S. [288] - 307 und Index
Originally published: 1999
Description: XXV, 312 Seiten Illustrationen 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Outside in: Gothic criticism and the pull into interiority ; 1. History as nightmare ; 2. From Udolpho to Spitalfields: mapping Gothic London ; 3. Haunted houses I and II ; 4. Atavism: a Darwinian nightmare ; 5. Unspeakable vices: moral monstrosity and representation ; 6. Making a case: vampirism, sexuality, and interpretation ; Postscript: From landscape to dreamscape: redrawing the Gothic map ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Robert Mighall

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