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Published: 30 May 2014

272 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748691166

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The Victorian Gothic

An Edinburgh Companion

Edited by Andrew Smith and William Hughes

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic

A multi-disciplinary scholarly consideration of the Victorian Gothic

These 14 chapters, each written by an acknowledged expert in the field, provide an invaluable insight into the complex and various Gothic forms of the nineteenth century. Covering a range of diverse contexts, the chapters focus on science, medicine, Queer theory, imperialism, nationalism, and gender. Together with further chapters on the ghost story, realism, the fin de siècle, pulp fictions, sensation fiction, and the Victorian way of death, the Companion provides a thorough-going overview of the Victorian Gothic.


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