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Gothic Literature 1764-1824 Carol Margaret Davidson

Gothic Literature 1764-1824

Carol Margaret Davidson

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Gothic Literature 1764-1824 offers a detailed and accessible introduction to classic British Gothic Literature and the popular sub-genre of the Female Gothic. Works by such classic Gothic authors as Hoarce Walpole, Matthew Lewis, Ann Radcliffe,MoreGothic Literature 1764-1824 offers a detailed and accessible introduction to classic British Gothic Literature and the popular sub-genre of the Female Gothic. Works by such classic Gothic authors as Hoarce Walpole, Matthew Lewis, Ann Radcliffe, William Godwin and Mary Shelley are examinated against the backdrop of eighteenth- and nineteenth century British social and political history as well as significant intellecutal and cultural developments of the period. Examination of the Gothics changing literary architecture - its key motifs and conventions - is provided together with an overview of its critical history, an assessment of various theoretical approaches, suggestions for further reading, and a timeline of relevant events and publications.