The History of Gothic Fiction

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Edinburgh University Press, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 261 pages
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The History of Gothic Fiction debates the rise of the genre from its origins in the late eighteenth-century novel through nineteenth-century fictions of tyrants, monsters, conspirators and vampires to the twentieth-century zombie film.Approaching key novels by authors such as Walpole (The Castle of Otranto), Radcliffe (The Romance of the Forest and The Mysteries of Udolpho), Austen (Northanger Abbey), Wollstonecraft (The Wrongs of Woman), Lewis (The Monk), Shelley (Frankenstein), Stoker (Dracula) and Halperin (White Zombie), the argument proceeds on historicist principles, analysing the peculiar tone of these fictions and uncovering themes of credulity and reason, secrecy and enlightenment, tyranny and libertinism, sexuality and gender, race and miscegenation. The final chapters on the vampire and the zombie examine how the un-dead of gothic terror are embedded in an argument from history.Written with an undergraduate audience in mind, this text offers a synthesis of the main topics of Gothic interest and clearly argued summaries of critical debate. It signals its difference from popular psychoanalytic readings of Gothic and argues instead for a more complex, multilayered approach via an historicist reading of Gothic fiction. Illustrated with ten black and white plates and including up-to-date bibliographies, this will be an ideal text for all those with an interest in the Gothic.Key Features:* written with an undergraduate audience in mind* covers topics such as vampires, zombies, tyrants, banditti and demon-lovers* offers clearly argued summaries of critical debate

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He has also published The History of Gothic Fiction (Edinburgh University Press, 2000); and co-edited Discourses of Slavery and Abolition (Palgrave, 2004). ...
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The History of Gothic Fiction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000. Gibbons, Luke. Gaelic Gothic: Race, Colonization and Irish Culture. ...
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issue, and as Markman Ellis notes in The History of Gothic Fiction (2000), even today. it is ‘hovering on the edge of empirical verifiability and ...
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1 Sarah Lansdell’s The Tower; or the Romance of Ruthyne (1798) The ...
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The History of Gothic Fiction by Markman Ellis (Edinburgh: Edinburgh ..... The History of Gothic Fiction seems to want to be both a textbook and a monograph ...
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i. The Alien Within: Postcolonial Gothic and the Politics of Home. by. Julie Hakim Azzam. ba English Literature, North Central College, 1998 ...
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The History of Gothic Fiction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2000. Hull, Suzanne. Chaste, Silent and Obedient: English Books for Women 1457-1640. ...
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DATABASE. Updated:03/31/07 Number of Entries: 6152. AARON. Jane. “The Return of the Repressed: Reading Mary Shelley’s The Last Man” (pp. 9-21). ...
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Markman Ellis (2000: 12), en su libro The History of Gothic Fiction, menciona las obras de Edith Birkhead, The Tale of Terror: a Study of Gothic Romance ...
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About the author (2000)

Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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