European Gothic: A Spirited Exchange (Paperback)

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By Avril Horner (Editor)
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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.

About the Author

Avril Horner is Professor of English at Kingston University, London
Product Details
ISBN: 9780719060649
ISBN-10: 0719060648
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: August 29th, 2002
Pages: 272
Language: English