The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology

The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology[Download] ➺ The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology By Kate Ferguson Ellis – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk The Gothic novel emerged out of the romantic mist alongside a new conception of the home as a separate sphere for women Looking at novels from Horace Walpole s Castle of Otranto to Mary Shelley s Fran The Gothic novel emerged out of Castle: Gothic ePUB ✓ the romantic mist alongside a new conception of the home as a separate sphere for women Looking at novels from Horace Walpole s Castle of Otranto to Mary Shelley s Frankenstein, Kate Ferguson Ellis investigates the relationship between these two phenomena of middle class culture the idealization of the home and the popularity of the Gothic and explores how both male and female authors used the Gothic novel to challenge the false claim of home as a safe, protected place Linking terror the most important ingredient of the The Contested PDF/EPUB ² Gothic novel to acts of transgression, Ellis shows how houses in Gothic fiction imprison those inside them, while those locked outside wander the earth plotting their return and their revenge. very thorough, well referenced, clear writing, good ideas just not that engaging 2 stars for OK. I really enjoyed this, because it s such a thorough, well written study of an intriguing topic It certainly made The Mysteries of Udolpho come alive for me.

The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of
  • Paperback
  • 248 pages
  • The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology
  • Kate Ferguson Ellis
  • English
  • 07 August 2019
  • 0252060482