The Popular Gothic Novel

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Week 1: Introduction to the Gothic: Gothic Motifs
Week 2: Ann Radcliffe, The Mysteries of Udolpho
The ‘Explained Supernatural’, Gothic Sublime, and Aristocratic Villainy
Week 3: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Female Gothic: Feminine Anxieties, Scientific Monsters, and Haunted Landscapes
Week 4: Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Mocking the Popoular Gothic
Week 5: Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
Byronic hero and ghostly women: Realism, Fantasy, Violence, and Cruelty
Week 6: Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
Gothic Symbolism and Rebellion
Week 7: Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
Grotesque Gothic: Spectral City, Allegory, and Morality
Week 8: Bram Stoker, Dracula
Vampires, Moral Degeneration, Late-Victorian Anxieties
Week 9: Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone
Imperial Gothic: Mysticism, Irrationality, Otherness and Empire
Week 10: Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles
Gothic Crime: The Anxieties of the Past and the Future
Week 11: Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Gothic terror: Dark Ambition, Aesthetics and Degeneracy
Week 12: Accommodating the Gothic in Domestic Realism