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The Gothic Other: Racial and Social Constructions in the Literary Imagination

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Literary use of the Gothic is marked by an anxious encounter with otherness, with the dark and mysterious unknown. From its earliest manifestations in the turbulent eighteenth century, this seemingly escapist mode has provided for authors a useful ground upon which to safely confront very real fears and horrors. The essays here examine texts in which Gothic fear is ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 19th 2004 by McFarland & Company (first published July 2004)
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