Contesting the Gothic : Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict, 1764-1832.

By: Watt, JamesSeries: Cambridge Studies in RomanticismPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (220 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780511150111Subject(s): English fiction--18th century--History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contesting the Gothic : Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict, 1764–1832DDC classification: 823.0872909 LOC classification: PR858.T3 W38 1999Online resources: Click to View
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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.
Summary: A re-examination of the historical vicissitudes of the Gothic novel from Walpole to Scott, first published in 1999.
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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.

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