Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic

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"Art of Darkness" is an ambitious attempt to describe the principles governing Gothic literature. Ranging across five centuries of fiction, drama, and verse--including tales as diverse as Horace Walpole's "The Castle of Otranto," Shelley's "Frankenstein," Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," and Freud's "The Mysteries of Enlightenment" --Anne Williams proposes three new premises: that Gothic is "poetic, " not novelistic, in nature; that there are two parallel Gothic traditions, Male and Female; and that the Gothic ...

Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226899077

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Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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