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Gothic Fiction

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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 exam ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published July 10th 2007)
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Victoria Ravenwood
Jun 18, 2016 Victoria Ravenwood rated it really liked it
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I read this for its Chapter on 'Gender and the Gothic' which offered exactly what I was after: a clear and comprehensive overview of the most relevant and representative texts on this topic. Angela Wright presents and appraises the key criticism surrounding Gothic fiction in a way that is highly accessible, with plenty of her own insight into the nature of the genre and its appeal. An invaluable aid!
Joseph
Mar 11, 2014 Joseph rated it really liked it
I've had a correspondence with Dr. Wright which is what prompted me to buy her book on gothic fiction. It's fantastic especially in a survey course or a course dedicated to gothic fiction. Her interests are very close to mine which made this book even more of a treasure-trove for me! If I ever have the chance to use this in a classroom I wouldn't hesitate. I highly recommend it!
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