The gothic ideology : religious hysteria and anti-catholicism in British popular fiction, 1780-1880 (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The gothic ideology : religious hysteria and anti-catholicism in British popular fiction, 1780-1880

Author: Diane Long Hoeveler
Publisher: Cardiff : Univ. of Wales Press, 2015
Series: Gothic literary studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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This book explores why lecherous monks, evil nuns, dank torture chambers and haunted abbeys have filled the pages of gothic novels for two hundred years.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Long Hoeveler
ISBN: 9781783160488 1783160489
OCLC Number: 995238241
Description: 361 p. : ill.
Contents: Table of Contents List of Figures Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter One: Anti-Catholicism and the Gothic Ideology: Interlocking Discourse Networks Chapter Two: The Construction of the Gothic Nun: Fantasy and the Religious Imaginary Chapter Three: The Spectre of Theocracy: Mysterious Monks and "Priestcraft" Chapter Four: The Foreign Threat: Inquisitions, autos-da-fe, and Bloody Tribunals Chapter Five: Ruined Abbeys: Justifying Stolen Property and the Crusade against Superstition EPILOGUE: Penny Dreadfuls and the (Almost) Last Gasp of the Gothic
Series Title: Gothic literary studies
Responsibility: Diane Long Hoeveler.

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