The Gothic Byron examines in detail the Gothic element in Byrons work, arguing that it has traditionally been undervalued. It looks closely at his reading in the novels of Ann Radcliffe, Monk Lewis, and Charlotte Dacre, and then discusses the Gothic elements in his Turkish Tales, plays, and satirical poetry, ending with two essays on Don Juan. Further essays explore the indebtedness of several European and English writers, including Charlotte and Emily Bront, to the Gothic element in Byrons poetry.

The Gothic Byron 2009, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443802444

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