women’s gothic

Review: Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction (Palgrave Gothic Series) Thumbnail

Review: Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction (Palgrave Gothic Series)

Posted by Donna Mitchell on February 05, 2017 in Blog, Donna Mitchell, Reviews tagged with , , , , , , , , , , ,

Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction Gina Wisker Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-137-30348-6 Reviewed by Donna Mitchell In the introduction to her latest monograph, Gina Wisker defines contemporary women’s Gothic writing as the ‘subversive granddaughter of eighteenth-century Gothic fiction’ (Wisker 27) due to its ability to mix horror and fantasy, liberate forbidden desires, and expose repressed or hidden secrets from the past. Her study brings attention to the many essential links between feminist perspectives / critiques and contemporary women’s Gothic writi

Review: Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion Thumbnail

Review: Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Posted by Donna Mitchell on August 09, 2016 in Blog, Donna Mitchell, Reviews tagged with , , ,

Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion Edited by Avril Horner and Sue Zlosnik Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pilule 2016. ISBN: 978-0-7486-9912-4 Reviewed by Donna Mitchell A welcome addition to the field of Gothic criticism, decease Horner and Zlosnik’s Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion mixes established classics of the canon with recent films, patient novels and video games, and examines them through the lens of feminist and/or post-feminist theory. The main purpose of this study is not only to explore how the representation of women and identity in the Gothic h

Call for Papers: Women’s Writing of the Long Eighteenth Century, July 2013 Thumbnail

Call for Papers: Women’s Writing of the Long Eighteenth Century, July 2013

Posted by Dale Townshend on June 27, 2012 in News tagged with , ,

Angela Wright, of the University of Sheffield, is convening a panel on eighteenth-century women's Gothic writing at a conference on Women's Writing of the Long Eighteenth Century to be held at Chawton House, Hampshire, UK, in July 2013.  For further details about the conference, click here.

Monica Germana, Scottish Women’s Gothic and Fantastic Writing Thumbnail

Monica Germana, Scottish Women’s Gothic and Fantastic Writing

Posted by Neil Syme on January 13, 2011 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , , , , , ,

Focusing on Gothic and fantastic elements within the literature of Scottish women authors from the late 1970’s onwards, Monica Germana’s new book provides an innovative interpretation of ‘the state of the nation’ in literary terms.