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Shakespearean Gothic

Author: Christy Desmet; Anne Williams; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book explores the paradox that the Gothic (today's werewolves, vampires, and horror movies) owe their origins (and their legitimacy) to eighteenth-century interpretations of Shakespeare.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christy Desmet; Anne Williams; ProQuest (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1151005023
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 286 p.)
Contents: Pt. I. Gothic appropriations of 'Shakespeare' --
pt. II. Rewriting Shakespeare's plays and characters --
pt. III. Shakespeare as Gothic writer.
Responsibility: edited by Christy Desmet and Anne Williams.


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"This book offers many fresh ways of reading both Shakespeare's plays and the more entrenched Gothic novels". Sarah Pike, University of Stirling website

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