The Palgrave handbook of Gothic origins /

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of research on the Gothic Revival. The Gothic Revival was based on emotion rather than reason and when Horace Walpole created Strawberry Hill House, a gleaming white castle on the banks of the Thames, he had to create new words to describe the experien...

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Other Authors: Bloom, Clive (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2021].
Table of Contents:
  • From Horace Walpole to the divine Marquis de Sade / Clive Bloom
  • Gothic Ancestors
  • Shakespeare, influence and appropriation / Giles Whiteley
  • Jacobean drama and the macabre / Cecilia Lindskog Whiteley
  • Gothic Style
  • The grammar of genre / Beatriz Sánchez-Santos and Manuel Aguirre
  • Formulaic language / Manuel Aguirre
  • Sentimental Gothic
  • Ann Radcliffe's influences and legacies / Joan Passey
  • Ann Radcliffe and the French Revolution / Fanny Lacôte
  • Forms and feeling in the genre / Kaley Kramer
  • The re-discovery of Eleanor Smith / J.S. Mackley
  • Gothic Science
  • Victor Frankenstein sullies the book of splendour / Robert K. Shepherd
  • The myth of Frankenstein / Marta Vega Trijueque
  • Graveyard Gothic
  • Graveyard poetry and the aesthetics of horror / Eric Parisot
  • The necropolitan gothic / Roger Luckhurst
  • Writing the city and loss in the work of Thomas De Quincy / Nicola Bowring
  • Gothic Poetry
  • The dark poetry of Charlotte Dacre / Maria Gianiki
  • The poetics of space, the mind, and the supernatural in S. T. Coleridge / Kirstin A. Mills
  • Visual Gothic
  • Gardens and designed landscapes / James Rattue
  • Metaphor and revivalist architecture at Strawberry Hill / Peter N. Lindfield and Dale Townshend
  • The art of ghostly projections / David Annwn Jones
  • The nightmare and proto-vampires / Simon Bacon
  • Gothic Exoticism
  • John Polidori's mesmerising vampire / Martina Bartlett
  • The cabinet of orientalisms / Naomi Simone Borwein
  • Gothic Theology and the Mystical
  • Gothic theologies of the supernatural / Holly Hirst
  • Imagining the occult in the age of enlightenment / Miranda Corcoran
  • Materialism and The monk / Cleo Cameron
  • Between the nation and the dark recesses of the soul in Charles Maturin / Charlie Jorge
  • Charles Maturin revisited / Joakim Wrethed
  • The Vrykolakas, the Wandering Jews, and the Flying Dutchman / Simon Bacon
  • The body, materiality, and damnation in Charles Maturin / Madeline Potter
  • Index.