Journals Higher Education



31 January 2014

288 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748690800

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The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Dr Jarlath Killeen

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides a rigorous and robust theory of the Irish Gothic
  • Examines gothic texts including Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Charles Robert Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer, (Anon), The Adventures of Miss Sophia Berkley and Thomas Leland's Longsword
  • Reads early Irish gothic fully into the political context of mid-eighteenth century Ireland