‘Reassessing the Gothic Romance: Georgette Heyer and Gothic Romance Masculinity’ – Bibliography

Your wish is my command, ghouls 🙂

 

This is the bibliography from my Masters Thesis. Now I wrote this a good few years ago so it’s not an entirely up-to-date bibliography. Hopefully it’ll give you reading recs though.

 

Primary texts

Austen, Jane, Northanger Abbey, (Ware: Wordsworth, 1993)

Austen, Jane and Grahame-Smith, Seth, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, (San Francisco: Quirk, 2009)

Bronte, Charlotte, Jane Eyre, (London: Wordsworth, 1992)

Bronte, Charlotte and Erwin, Sherri Browning,  Jane Slayre, (London: Pocket, 2010)

Buchan, John, WitchWood, (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1995)

Byron, George, Manfred in Byron’s Poetry selected and edited by Prank D. McConnell, (New York:  W. W. Norton and company, 1978)

Byron, George, Byron’s Poetry selected and edited by Prank D. McConnell, (New York:  W. W. Norton and company, 1978)

Claudia, Susan, Madness at the Castle, (Manchester: Panther, 1966)

Dickens, Charles, ‘The Queer Chair’ in Complete Ghost Stories, (London: Wordsworth, 2009)

Du Maurier, Daphne, Jamaica Inn, (London: Virago, 2013)

Du Maurier, Daphne, Rebecca, (Suffolk: Richard Clay and Company, 1946)

Ford, Hilary, A Bride for Bedivere, (London: Sphere Books, 1978)

Fraser, Christine Marion, Noble Deeds, (London: HarperCollins, 1995)

Fraser, Christine Marion, Noble Seed, (London: HarperCollins, 1997)

Harris, Charlaine, Grave Secret, (London: Gollancz, 2005)

Harris, Charlaine, Grave Surprise, (London: Gollancz, 2006)

Harris, Charlaine, An Ice Cold Grave, (London: Gollancz, 2007)

Harris, Charlaine, Grave Secret, (London: Gollancz, 2009)

Harris, Charlaine, Dead Until Dark, (London: Gollancz, 2001)

Harris, Charlaine, Living Dead in Dallas, (London: Gollancz, 2002)

Harris, Charlaine, Club Dead, (London: Gollancz, 2003)

Harris, Charlaine, Dead to the World, (London: Gollancz, 2004)

Harris, Charlaine, Dead as a Doornail, (London: Gollancz, 2005)

Harris, Charlaine, Definitely Dead, (London: Gollancz, 2006)

Harris, Charlaine, All Together Dead, (London: Gollancz, 2007)

Harris, Charlaine, From Dead to Worse, (London: Gollancz, 2008)

Harris, Charlaine, Dead and Gone, (London: Gollancz, 2009)

Harris, Charlaine, Dead in the Family, (London: Gollancz, 2010)

Harris, Charlaine, Dead Reckoning, (London: Gollancz, 2011)

Harris, Charlaine, Deadlocked, (London: Gollancz, 2012)

Harris Charlaine, Dead Ever After, (London: Gollancz, 2013)

Hauf, Michelle, Angel Slayer, (Richmond: Mills and Boon, 2011)

Heyer, Georgette, The Black Moth, (London: Arrow, 2004)

Heyer, Georgette, Cousin Kate, (London: The Companion Book Club, 1968)

Heyer, Georgette, Sylvester, or The Wicked Uncle, (London: Pan books, 1970)

Heyer, Georgette, The Quiet Gentleman, (London: Morrison and Gibb Ltd., 1953)

Heyer, Georgette, These Old Shades, (London: Arrow Books, 2004)

Holt, Victoria, The Devil on Horseback, (London: William Collins and Son, 1977)

Holt, Victoria, Bride of Pendorric, (London: William Collins and Son, 1963)

Holt, Victoria, Mistress of Mellyn, (London: William Collins and Son, 1961)

Lewis, Matthew, The Monk, (London: Penguin, 1998)

Lovecraft, H.P., ‘Supernatural Horror in Literature’ in The Haunter of the Dark, (Ware: Wordsworth, 2011).

Marion, Isaac, Warm Bodies, (London: Vintage Books, 2010)

Marsh, Richard, The Beetle, (Ware: Wordsworth Editions, 2007)

Maturin, Charles, Melmoth the Wanderer, (London: Penguin, 2012)

Meyer, Stephanie, Life and Death, (London: Atom, 2015)

Meyer, Stepahnie, Twilight, (London: Atom, 2006)

Michaels, Barbara, The Master of Blacktower, (London: Wyndham, 1976)

Mortimer, Carole, Satan’s Master, (London: Mills and Boon, 1981)

Peacock, Thomas Love, Nightmare Abbey in The Castle of Otranto, Vathek and Nightmare Abbey, (Ware: Wordsworth, 2009)

Polidori, John, ‘The Vampyre’ in The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997)

Radcliffe, Ann, The Castles of Athlon and Dunbayne, (USA: Createspace independent publishing platform, 2015)

 

Radcliffe, Ann, A Sicilian Romance, (Marston Gate: Createspace independent publishing platform, 2015)

 

Radcliffe, Ann, The Romance of the Forest, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986)

Radcliffe, Ann, The Mysteries of Udolpho, (London: Penguin books, 2001)

Radcliffe, Ann, The Italian, (Ware: Wordsworth editions, 2011)

Stevenson, Robert Louis, ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories, (Ware: Wordsworth, 1993)

Stoker, Bram, Dracula, (London: Vintage, 2010

Walpole, Horace, The Castle of Otranto in The Castle of Otranto, Vathek and Nightmare Abbey, (Ware: Wordsworth, 2009)

Ward, J. R., Lover Awakened, (London: Piatkus, 2006)

Ward, J. R., Lover Eternal, (London: Piatkus, 2006)

Ward, J. R., The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider’s Guide, (London: Piatkus, 2008)

Wharton, Edith, Pomegranate Seed in The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton, (Ware: Wordsworth, 2009)

Whitney, Phyllis, Thunder Heights, (London: Coronet Books, 1960)

Whitney, Phyllis, The Trembling Hills, (London: Coronet Books, 1956)

Winspear, Violet, Dearest Demon, (London: Mills and Boon, 1975)

Wollstonecraft, Mary, Maria; Or the Wrongs of Woman, (USA: Jefferson Publication, 2015)

Secondary texts

Adkins, Roy and Lesley, ‘A Survivor’s Guide to Georgian Marriage’ in BBC History Magazine, vol. 14 no.7, (July 2013), pp51-55

Anderson, Victoria, ‘Investigating the Third Story: “Bluebeard” and “Cinderella” in Jane Eyre’ in Horrifying Sex: Essays on Sexual Difference in Gothic Literature edited by Ruth Bienstock Anolik, (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company Inc., 2007)

Anolik, Ruth Bienstock, ‘ “There was a Man”, in Horrifying Sex: Essays on Sexual Difference in Gothic Literature edited by Ruth Bienstock Anolik, (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company Inc., 2007)

Avery, Gillian, ‘The very pink of propriety,’ in The Times Literary Supplement (London, 21 September 1984), p1064 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp404-409

 

Baker, Brian, ‘Gothic Masculinities’ in The Routledge Companion to Gothic edited by Catherine Spooner and Emma McEvoy, (London: Routledge, 2007)

Barr, Elizabeth, ‘Who the devil wrote that?’: Intertextuality and Authorial Reputation in Georgette Heyer’s Venetia’ in Journal of Popular Romance Studies, 3:2 June 2014

<http://jprstudies.org/2013/06/who-the-devil-wrote-that-intertextuality-and-authorial-reputation-in-georgette-heyers-venetia-by-elizabeth-barr/> [last accessed 14.06.2016]

Becker, Susanne, Gothic Forms of Feminine Fiction, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999)

Bloom, Clive, Bestsellers: Popular Fiction Since 1900 (second edition), (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2008)

Botting, Fred, Gothic, (London: Routledge, 1996)

Botting, Fred, Gothic Romanced, (Abbington: Routledge, 2008)

Byatt, A. S., “Georgette Heyer Is a Better Novelist Than You Think” in Nova (August 1969), pp14-22, reprinted as “An honorable escape: Georgette Heyer,” in Passions of the Mind. Selected Writings. New York: Turtle Bay Books, 1992 pp233-40 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp270-278

 

Byatt, A. S., ‘The Ferocious Reticence of Georgette Heyer,” Sunday Times Magazine (London, 5 October 1975), pp28-38 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp289-303

 

Bywaters, Barbara ‘Decentering the Romance: Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, and Popular Romance Fiction’, unpublished essay based on Bywaters’ 1989 dissertation ‘Re-Reading Jane: Jane Austen’s Legacy to Twentieth Century Women Writers’  in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp493-508

 

 

Callil, Carmen, ‘Subversive Sybils: Women’s Popular Fiction This Century,’ a talk for the British Library Centre for the Book (London: The British Library, 1996) in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp476-479

 

Clery, E. J., Women’s Gothic: From Clara Reeve to Mary Shelley, second edition, (Tavistock: Northcote House Publishers, 2004)

Crawford, Dan, ‘Crimes of the Heart’, The Armchair Detective 25, (Summer 1992), pp360-366 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp453-461

 

Crawford, Joseph, The Twilight of the Gothic: Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance, 1991-2012, (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2014)

Davison, Margaret Carol, Gothic Literature 1764 – 1824, (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2009)

Day, William Patrick, In the Circles of Fear and Desire, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985)

Devlin, James P., ‘The Mysteries of Georgette Heyer: A Janeite’s Life of Crime’ in The Armchair Detective 17, (Summer 1984), pp300-315 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp359-394

 

Dirda, Michael, Classics for Pleasure, (London: Harcourt, 2007)

Dunant, Sarah, ‘Introduction’ to Jamaica Inn, (London: Virago, 2013)

Ellis, Kate Ferguson, The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1989)

Ellis, Markman, The History of Gothic Fiction, (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000)

Fahnestock-Thomas, Mary, Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001)

Figes, Eva, Sex and Subterfuge: Women Writers to 1850 – Eva Figes (London: MacMillan, 1980)

Foley, Matt, ‘Gothic 1900 to 1950’ in The Encyclopedia of the gothic edited by William Hughes, David Punter and Andrew Smith, (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), pp287-294

Forbes, Joan, ‘Anti-Romantic Discourse as Resistance: Women’s Fiction 1775-1820’ in Romance Revisited, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995)

Fowler, Bridger, ‘Literature Beyond Modernism: Middlowbrow and Popular Romance’ in Romance Revisited, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995)

Frye, Northop, The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1976)

Gilbert, Sandra and Gubar, Susan, The Madwoman in the Attic: the Woman Writer and the Nineteenth Century Literary Imagination, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979)

Glass, E. R., and Mineo, A., ‘“Georgette Heyer and the Uses of Regency’ in La performance del testo: atti del VII Congresso Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Anglistica [A. I. A], Siena, 2-4 Novembre 1984 [Siena: Libreria Ticci succ. A. Giubbi & C,. 1986) in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp421-434

 

Greer, Germaine, The Female Eunuch, (St Albans: Granada Publishing, 1970)

Haggerty, George E., Gothic Fiction/ Gothic Form, (University Park and London: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989)

Harlan, Elizabeth, ‘Sexual or Supernatural: Threats in Radcliffe’s The Italian’ in Horrifying Sex: Essays on Sexual Difference in Gothic Literature edited by Ruth Bienstock Anolik, (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company Inc., 2007)

Haskell, Molly, From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies – second edition, (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1987)

Heyer, Georgette, ‘ Books about the Brontes (Punch, 31 March 1954), p414 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), p49-50

 

Hodge, Jane Aiken, The Private world of Georgette Heyer, (London: Arrow, 1984)

Hoeveler, Diane Long,  Gothic Feminism: The Professionalisation of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontë, (Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania University Press, 1998)

Horner, Avril and Zlosnik, Sue, ‘Comic Gothic’ in A Companion to the Gothic edited by David Punter, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2001)

Horner, Avril and Zlosnik, Sue, ‘Daphne Du Maurier’ in The Encyclopedia of the gothic edited by William Hughes, David Punter and Andrew Smith, (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), pp295-303

Howard, Jacqueline, Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994)

Hughes, Helen, ‘Georgette Heyer and the Changing Face of Historical Romance’ (1999, unpublished essay based on Hughes’s 1988 dissertation, ‘Changes in Historical Romance, 1890s to the 1980s: The Development of the Genre from Stanley Weyman to Georgette Heyer and Her Successors) in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp508-518

 

Hume, David, ‘Of the Delicacy of Taste and Passion’ in Essays, Moral and Political, (Edinburgh: R. Fleming and A. Kincaid, 1741),

< http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004806352.0001.000>

 

Hurd, Richard, ‘Letters on Chivalry and Romance’ in Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook 1700-1820 edited by E. J. Clery and Robert Miles (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000)

 

Jackson, Stevi, ‘Women and Heterosexual Love: Complicity, Resistance and Change’ in in Romance Revisited, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995)

Keymar, Thomas, ‘Northanger Abbey and Sense and Sensibility’ in The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen (2nd edition) edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Kloester, Jennifer, Georgette Heyer: The Biography of a Bestseller, (London: Arrow, 2013)

Laski, Margharita, “The Appeal of Georgette Heyer” (in “Books,” The Times [London], 1 October 1970, p.16) in in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp283-286

Massé, Michelle A., In the Name of Love: Women, Masochism and the Gothic, (Cornell: Cornell University Press, 1992)

Miles, Robert, Ann Radcliffe: The Great Enchantress, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995)

Modleski, Tanya, Loving with a Vengeance: Mass-produced Fantasies for Women, (London: Routledge, 1982)

Moers, Ellen, Literary Women, (London: Women’s Press, 1978)

O’Shaughnesssy, Kathy, ‘Rogue males’ in The Spectator 253,(8 September 1984), p28 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp401-404

 

Punter, David, The Literature of Terror: A History of Gothic Fictions from 1765 to the Present Day, Volume 1, second edition, (London: Longman, 1996)

Punter, David and Byron, Glennis, The Gothic, (Oxford: Blackwell publishing, 2004)

Radway, Janice, Reading the Romance: Woman, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature, (London: Verso, 1987)

Reeve, Clara, The Progress of Romance and The History of Charoba Queen of Aegypt (reproduced from the Colchester Edition of 1785), (New York: The Facsimile Text Society, 1930)

Robinson, Lillian s., ‘On Reading Trash’ in her Sex, Class, and Culture  (Bloomington/London: Indiana University Press, 1978) pp202, 207-222 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp321-335

 

Russ, Joanna, ‘Somebody’s Trying to Kill Me and I Think It’s My Husband: The Modern Gothic’ in Journal of Popular Culture, Volume 6 Issue 4, (1973), pp666-691

Scott, Sir Walter, The Novels of Mrs Ann Radcliffe, (London: Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1824)

 

Snitow, Ann Barr, ‘Mass Market Romance: Pornography for Women is Different’ in Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality edited by Ann Snitow, Christine Stansell and Sharon Thompson, (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1983)

Spooner, Catherine, ‘Gothic: 1950 to Present’ in The Encyclopedia of the gothic edited by William Hughes, David Punter and Andrew Smith, (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), pp287-294

Stacey, Jackie and Pearce, Lynne, ‘The Heart of the Matter: Feminists Revisit Romance’ in Romance Revisited, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995)

Sutherland, John,  Bestsellers: A Very short introduction, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007)

Swyers, Alta, The Secret Life of Male Romance Novelists, (Airship, -)

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Taylor, Helen, Scarlett’s Women: “Gone with the Wing” and Its Female Fans (New Brunswick, N. J: Rutgers University Press, 1989, pp204-205) in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp449-450

 

Thorslev, Peter L., Byronic Hero: Types and Prototypes, (Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1962)

Voaden, Rosalynn, ‘The Language of Love: Medieval Erotic Vision and modern Romance Fiction’ in Romance Revisited, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1995)

Warner, Celeste R., Heyer’s Heroes, (Master’s Thesis: University of Waikatu)

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Warner, Marina, From the Blonde to the Beast, (London: Chatto and Windus, 1994)

Watter,  Katya, ‘A Secret Career’ in The Times Educational Supplement, (5 April 1985), p37 in Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), p411-412

Williams, Anne, Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic, (Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 1995)

Various authors, The Oxford Companion to English Literature edited by Margaret Drabble, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)

Various authors, The Encyclopedia of the gothic edited by William Hughes, David Punter and Andrew Smith, (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013)

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Unattributed, ‘Vacuum-Packed Passions’, Time Literary Supplement, (30 August 1974), p923 in  Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective edited by Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, (Saraland, AL., PrinnyWorld Press, 2001), pp287-289

 

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