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Gothic fiction

Author: Angela Wright; Nicolas Tredell
Publisher: Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
Series: Reader's guides to essential criticism
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focuses upon Gothic fiction produced predominantly in the Romantic era (1780-1820). This title assembles some of the critical writings about Romantic Gothic literature since its inception. It begins  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Wright; Nicolas Tredell
ISBN: 9781403936660 1403936668 9781403936677 1403936676
OCLC Number: 475182822
Description: ix, 178 s
Contents: Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- 'Terrorist Novel Writing': The Contemporary Reception of Gothic.- Terror and Horror: Gothic Struggles.- 'Our hearths, our sepulchres': The Gothic and the French Revolution'.- 'The sanctuary is prophaned': Religion, Nationalism and the Gothic.- 'This narrative resembles a delirious dream': Psychoanalytical Readings of the Gothic.- 'It is not ours to make election for ourselves': Gender and the Gothic.- Conclusion.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.
Series Title: Reader's guides to essential criticism
Responsibility: Angela Wright ; consultant editor: Nicolas Tredell


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'...for those who want to deepen their appreciation of the Gothic novel Wright is an articulate and intelligent guide to the critical minefield, digging up the most fascinating and representative Read more...

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