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Gothic documents : a sourcebook, 1700-1820

Author: E J Clery; Robert Miles
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1790s, Britain was struck by a reading revolution, a taste for terror fiction. How is it that the age of Enlightenment gave rise to the genre of the literary ghost story? This book seeks to answer this and other questions.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gothic revival (Literature)
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Gothic documents.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606387518
Named Person: Anthologie; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E J Clery; Robert Miles
ISBN: 0719040264 9780719040269 0719040272 9780719040276
OCLC Number: 42621553
Description: ix, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Supernaturalism : religion, folklore, Shakespeare --
Gothic origins --
The Gothic aesthetic : imagination, originality, terror --
Anti-Gothic --
Gothic and revolution --
Gothic renovations.
Responsibility: edited by E.J. Clery and Robert Miles.
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