Contesting the Gothic :

Watt, James.

Contesting the Gothic : Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict, 1764-1832. - 1 online resource (220 pages) - Cambridge Studies in Romanticism ; v.33 . - Cambridge Studies in Romanticism .

Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Tilte -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- CHAPTER I Origins: Horace Walpole and The Castle of Otranto -- I -- II -- CHAPTER 2 The Loyalist Gothic romance -- CHAPTER 3 Gothic 'subversion': German literature, the Minerva Press, Matthew Lewis -- I -- II -- CHAPTER 4 The first poetess of romantic fiction: Ann Radcliffe -- CHAPTER 5 The field of romance: Walter Scott, the Waverley novels, the Gothic -- Notes -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. ORIGINS: HORACE WALPOLE AND THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO -- 2. THE LOYALIST GOTHIC ROMANCE -- 3. GOTHIC 'SUBVERSION': GERMAN LITERATURE, THE MINERVA PRESS, MATTHEW LEWIS -- 4. THE FIRST POETESS OF ROMANTIC FICTION: ANN RADCLIFFE -- 5. THE FIELD OF ROMANCE: WALTER SCOTT, THE WAVERLEY NOVELS, THE GOTHIC -- Bibliography -- WORKS PUBLISHED BEFORE 1850 -- WORKS PUBLISHED AFTER 1850 -- Index.

A re-examination of the historical vicissitudes of the Gothic novel from Walpole to Scott, first published in 1999.

9780511150111


English fiction--18th century--History and criticism.


Electronic books.

PR858.T3 W38 1999

823.0872909