Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 August 2002

272 Pages | 12 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719060649

Bookseller Code (06)


European Gothic

A spirited exchange

Avril Horner

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The only collection to concentrate on the European Gothic - writing in English, French, German, Russian and Spanish
  • Charts the rich process of cross-fertilisation, especially regarding Anglo-French exchanges in the development of the Gothic novel
  • Emphasises the importance of the impact of translation on the development of the Gothic novel
  • Uses a variety of critical perspectives to reassess the work of authors such as Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Charlotte Smith, Ann Radcliffe, Matthew Lewis, Charles Maturin, Coleridge, Mary Shelley, Jan Potocki, Balzac, Dostoevesky, Gaston Leroux and Djuna Barnes
  • Offers a fresh way of thinking about Gothic lineages and histories

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