Gothic Literature

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  • 8 Sep 2021
    Catherine Spooner

    Gothic in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries

    The blurb for our book makes the bold claim that this is the first history of Gothic in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This may seem surprising – the study of Gothic literature and film is well established in the academy, and Gothic has been the subject of numerous high-profile exhibitions and cultural events in […]

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  • 6 Aug 2020
    Angela Wright, Dale Townshend

    Editorial Reflections: The Cambridge History of the Gothic, Volumes I and II

    The invitation that we received to conceptualise and edit the multi-volume The Cambridge History of the Gothic in 2015 was both exciting and daunting: exciting insofar as it provided a unique and privileged opportunity to make crucial, field-defining interventions in the realm of Gothic Studies, yet daunting since, all practical and logistical considerations aside, we […]

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  • 3 Jun 2020
    Angela Wright

    Gothic and the Hermeneutics of Isolation

    Again, if e’er she walks abroad, Of course you bring some wicked lord, Who with three ruffians snaps his prey, And to a castle speeds away; There, close confined in haunted tower, You leave your captive in his power, Till dead with horror and dismay, She scales the walls and flies away. (Mary Alcock, ‘A Receipt for Writing a Novel’ in Poems […]

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  • 6 Dec 2017
    Roger Luckhurst

    Let the Companion to Dracula In

    In this blog post Roger Luckhurst, editor of The Cambridge Companion to 'Dracula', explores the various adaptations and critical reception of Bram Stoker's famous Gothic novel 'Dracula'

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