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The Resource Sinister histories : Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft, Jonathan Dent

Sinister histories : Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft, Jonathan Dent

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Sinister histories : Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft
Title
Sinister histories
Title remainder
Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Dent
Title variation
Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Showing how the Gothic can be read as a complex reaction to Enlightenment methods of historical representation, Sinister histories uncovers hitherto neglected relationships between Gothic texts and prominent works of eighteenth-century history
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Dent, Jonathan
Dewey number
820.911
Index
index present
LC call number
PR408.G68
LC item number
D46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English
  • Literature and history
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English
  • Englisch
  • Gothic novel
  • Geschichtsschreibung
  • Aufklärung
Label
Sinister histories : Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft, Jonathan Dent
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: history and the Gothic in the eighteenth century -- Contested pasts: David Hume, Horace Walpole and the emergence of Gothic fiction -- '[B]ringing this deed of darkness to light': representations of the past in Clara Reeve's The Old English Baron (1778) -- 'Entombed alive': Sophia Lee's The Recess (1783-85), the Gothic and history -- '[E]very nerve thrilled with horror': the French Revolution, the past and Ann Radcliffe's The Romance of the Forest (1791) -- 'Things as they are': William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft and the perils of the present
Control code
930758569
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780719095979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)930758569
Label
Sinister histories : Gothic novels and representations of the past, from Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft, Jonathan Dent
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: history and the Gothic in the eighteenth century -- Contested pasts: David Hume, Horace Walpole and the emergence of Gothic fiction -- '[B]ringing this deed of darkness to light': representations of the past in Clara Reeve's The Old English Baron (1778) -- 'Entombed alive': Sophia Lee's The Recess (1783-85), the Gothic and history -- '[E]very nerve thrilled with horror': the French Revolution, the past and Ann Radcliffe's The Romance of the Forest (1791) -- 'Things as they are': William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft and the perils of the present
Control code
930758569
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780719095979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)930758569

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