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Gothic Images of Race in Nineteenth-Century Britain - Malchow, H L, and Malchow, Howard L
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In pursuing the sources for late-eighteenth and nineteenth-century demonization of racial and cultural difference, this book moves back and forth between the imagined world of literature and the real world of historical experience, between fictional romance and what has been called the parallel fictions of the human sciences of anthropology and biology. The author argues that the gothic genre and its various permutations offered a language that could be appropriated, consciously or not, by racists in a powerful and ...

Gothic Images of Race in Nineteenth-Century Britain 1996, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804727938

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