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Victorian Gothic : literary and cultural manifestations in the nineteenth century

Author: Ruth Robbins; Julian Wolfreys
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To what extent did the Gothic haunt the 19th century? This book seeks to answer this as it introduces the reader to a revision of notions of the Gothic in all its manifestations. The Gothic is found  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Robbins; Julian Wolfreys
ISBN: 0312231695 9780312231699 0333749359 9780333749357
OCLC Number: 44502220
Description: xx, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface : 'I could a tale unfold' or, the promise of Gothic / Julian Wolfreys --
'Designing gourmet children or, KIDS FOR DINNER!' / James R. Kincaid --
Resurrecting the Regency : horror and eighteenth-century comedy in Le Fanu's fiction / Victor Sage --
'I wants to make your flesh creep' : notes toward a reading of the comic-gothic in Dickens / Julian Wolfreys --
Hopkins and the Gothic body / R.J.C. Watt --
From King Arthur to Sidonia the Sorceress : the dual nature of pre-Raphaelite mediaevalism / J.-A. George --
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge, literary influence and technologies of the uncanny / Alison Chapman --
The 'anxious dream' : Julia Margaret Cameron's Gothic perspective / Marion Wynne-Davies --
Trance-Gothic, 1882-97 / Roger Luckhurst --
'Withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage' : reading the ethics of the soul and the late-Victorian Gothic in The picture of Dorian Gray / Kenneth Womack --
Apparitions can be deceptive : Vernon Lee's androgynous spectres / Ruth Robbins --
Gothic and supernatural : allegories at work and play in Kipling's Indian fiction / Peter Morey --
Archaeology and Gothic desire : vitality beyond the grave in H. Rider Haggard's ancient Egypt / Richard Pearson.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Robbins and Julian Wolfreys.
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