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God and the Gothic : religion, romance, and reality in the English literary tradition

Author: Alison Milbank
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"God and the Gothic: Romance and Reality in the English Literary Tradition provides a complete reimagining of the Gothic literary canon to examine its engagement with theological ideas, tracing its origins to the apocalyptic critique of the Reformation female martyrs, and to the Dissolution of the Monasteries, now seen as usurption of power by the authorities. A double gesture of repudiation and regret is evident in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Milbank, Alison.
God and the Gothic.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1056711178
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Milbank
ISBN: 9780198824466 0198824467
OCLC Number: 1028184616
Description: x, 354 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Whig Gothic in the Long Reformation --
Duality and mediation in Scottish Gothic --
The ambivalence of blood in Irish Gothic --
Later Gothic: re-enchanting the material.
Other Titles: God & the Gothic
Responsibility: Alison Milbank.

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Alison Milbank provides a complete reimagining of the Gothic literary canon to examine its engagement with theological ideas, tracing its origins to the apocalyptic critique of the Reformation female  Read more...

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