The Gothic Heroine’s Survival Guide

Have you suddenly realised that you're in a Gothic novel? (Key signs to look out for: you've been kidnapped at midnight, you have moved to an echoing mansion full of secrets, your husband has this beady 'loves to kill' glint in his eye, a mysterious portrait dominates the ruined castle to which you've been removed, … Continue reading The Gothic Heroine’s Survival Guide

How to tell if you’re a Gothic or Gothic Romantic Hero

Do you have a spare wife lying around? Perhaps in your attic? Have you recently wrestled a bear (to save a pig thief), engaged in a naked pirate fight and escaped the clutches of a murderous prostitute and her gang? Have you gambled away your fortune and given all your money to a fellow debtor? … Continue reading How to tell if you’re a Gothic or Gothic Romantic Hero

Romancing the Gothic: The Devil Himself is Transformed into an Angel of Light

BIBLIOGRAPHY Primary Texts Anonymous  Historia von D. Johann Fausten   1587 Dante Alighieri  The Divine Comedy  1320 William Blatty  The Exorcist  1971 John Buchan  Witchwood  1927 Lord Byron    Cain    1821 Jacques Cazotte  The Devil in Love (Le Diable Amoreux)  1772  Charlotte Dacre   Zofloya; Or, The Moor   1806 William Godwin  An Enquiry … Continue reading Romancing the Gothic: The Devil Himself is Transformed into an Angel of Light

The Theology of the Early British Gothic 1764 – 1833 – Bibliography

[Anon.], Anti-Canidia; Or, Superstition Detected and Exposed (London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1762) [Anon.], ‘Antijacobin Review of St. Leon’, The Antijacobin, (January/February 1800), in The Romantics Reviewed: Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers, ed. by Donald H. Reiman, Part C: Vol. 1, ([n.p.]: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1972), pp. 23-30 [Anon.], ‘The Astrologer’s Prediction, or the … Continue reading The Theology of the Early British Gothic 1764 – 1833 – Bibliography

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

Romancing the Gothic: When Love and Death Embrace – Bibliography

Thanks to everyone for coming! I'm put up my bibliography here so that you can find the books I'm talking about! If I missed anything, ask in the comments. Also, if you have any other recommendations, do share them below with each other! 🙂 Primary Texts Anne Bronte – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - … Continue reading Romancing the Gothic: When Love and Death Embrace – Bibliography