The Dark Angel: Gothic Elements in Shelley's Works

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Bucknell University Press, 1975 - Literary Criticism - 199 pages
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By establishing a relationship between Shelley's works and the Gothic tradition, this study offers a new way of approaching the center of Shelley's thought. Consideration of Shelley's application of the Gothic mode as an agency for psychological analysis is preceded by a brief introduction to Gothic sensibility.

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