Gothic Fiction

Gothic Fiction

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by Angela Wright
     
 

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This Reader's Guide focuses upon Gothic fiction produced predominantly in the Romantic era (1780-1820). Angela Wright assembles some of the most important critical writings about Romantic Gothic literature since its inception to the present day. The Guide begins by charting the moral and political panic provoked by Gothic's increasing popularity in the 1790s

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This Reader's Guide focuses upon Gothic fiction produced predominantly in the Romantic era (1780-1820). Angela Wright assembles some of the most important critical writings about Romantic Gothic literature since its inception to the present day. The Guide begins by charting the moral and political panic provoked by Gothic's increasing popularity in the 1790s, and then examines the genre's recuperation as a serious area of literary study through aesthetic, political, psychoanalytic and gender criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403936677
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.41(d)

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