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Female Gothic histories : gender, history and the Gothic

Female Gothic histories : gender, history and the Gothic

Author: Diana Wallace
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Female Gothic Histories: Gender, History and the Gothic is an innovative new study of the ways in which women writers have used Gothic historical fiction to symbolise and counter their exclusion from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Wallace
ISBN: 9780708325742 0708325742 9780708325759 0708325750
OCLC Number: 854753365
Description: x, 251 p.
Contents: 1 Introduction 2. The Murder of the Mother: Sophia Lee's The Recess (1783-5) Coda: The daughter's story: Ann Radcliffe and the Female Gothic 3. Be-witched and Ghosted: Elizabeth Gaskell's Gothic historical tales 4. Puzzling over the Past: Vernon Lee's fantastic stories 5. Displacing the Past: Daphne du Maurier and the modern Gothic 6. Queer as History: Sarah Water's Gothic historical novels Afterword
Responsibility: Diana Wallace


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In 'Female Gothic Histories' Diana Wallace provides a powerful account of the centrality of historical fiction to the evolution of the Gothic and, in the process, re-writes the story of the origins Read more...

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