The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790-1860

The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790-1860

by Bridget M Marshall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409476320
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 04/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Bridget M. Marshall is assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA.


Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: legal tangles and Gothic trappings; Things are not as they should be: the legal system in William Godwin's Caleb Williams; Questioning the evidence of bodies and texts in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein; Reading unreadable texts and bodies: Charles Brockden Brown's Edgar Huntly; Slave narrative and the Gothic novel: Hannah Craft's The Bondwoman's Narrative; Closing arguments; Works cited; Index.


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