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The Victorian Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion
     

The Victorian Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

by Andrew Smith
 

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An invaluable insight into the complex and various Gothic forms of the 19th century. The Edinburgh Companion to the Victorian Gothic is an essential resource for students and scholars working on the Gothic, Victorian literature and culture and critical theory.Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in their field and a range of diverse contexts are

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An invaluable insight into the complex and various Gothic forms of the 19th century. The Edinburgh Companion to the Victorian Gothic is an essential resource for students and scholars working on the Gothic, Victorian literature and culture and critical theory.Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in their field and a range of diverse contexts are explored in individual chapters on science, medicine, Queer theory, imperialism, nationalism, and gender. Additional chapters on the ghost story, realism, the fin de siècle, pulp fictions, sensation fiction, and the Victorian way of death means that this Companion provides the most complete overview of the Victorian Gothic to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748642496
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
05/14/2012
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Andrew Smith is Professor of English Studies at the University of Glamorgan.

William Hughes is Professor of Gothic Studies at Bath Spa University.

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