The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of


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    very thorough well referenced clear writing good ideas; just not that engaging 2 stars for OK


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    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


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The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology [Epub] ➞ The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology ➟ Kate Ferguson Ellis – Natus-physiotherapy.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 PDF ↠ 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 Gothic novel The Contested PDF or 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  .

  • Paperback
  • 248 pages
  • The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology
  • Kate Ferguson Ellis
  • English
  • 23 October 2015
  • 0252060482