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Gothic & gender [[electronic resource] ] : an introduction / / Donna Heiland

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Autore: Heiland Donna Visualizza persona
Titolo: Gothic & gender [[electronic resource] ] : an introduction / / Donna Heiland Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Malden, MA, : Blackwell, 2004
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (231 p.)
Disciplina: 809.38729
Soggetto topico: Horror tales, English - History and criticism
Gothic revival (Literature) - Great Britain
English fiction - 19th century - History and criticism
English fiction - 18th century - History and criticism
English fiction - Women authors - History and criticism
Feminism and literature - Great Britain
Women and literature - Great Britain
Patriarchy in literature
Sex role in literature
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-209) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Gothic & Gender: An Introduction; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Patriarchal Narratives in the Work of Horace Walpole, Clara Reeve, and Sophia Lee; 2 The Aesthetic of the Sublime in the Work of Matthew Lewis,Charlotte Dacre, and Charles Maturin; 3 Rethinking the Sublime in the Novels of Ann Radcliffe; 4 From the Sublime to the Uncanny: Godwin and Wollstonecraft; 5 Uncanny Monsters in the Work of Mary Shelley, John Polidori,and James Malcolm Rymer; 6 Confronting the Uncanny in the Brontës
7 The "Unhomely" Nation of Gothic Narratives: Charlotte Smith,Charles Brockden Brown, and Matthew Lewis8 Feminist, Postmodern, Postcolonial: Margaret Atwood andAnn-Marie Macdonald Respond to the Gothic; Coda: Criticism of the Gothic; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Sommario/riassunto: Gothic novels tell terrifying stories of patriarchal societies that thrive on the oppression or even outright sacrifice of women and others. Donna Heiland's Gothic and Gender offers a historically informed theoretical introduction to key gothic narratives from a feminist perspective.The book concentrates primarily on fiction from the 1760s through the 1840s, exploring the work of Horace Walpole, Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Matthew Lewis, Charlotte Dacre, Charles Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, John Polidori, James Malcolm Rymer, Emily Bronte, Cha
Altri titoli varianti: Gothic and gender
Titolo autorizzato: Gothic & gender  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-280-19747-1
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 996210510503316
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