Thomas Hardy’s enduring fascination with things loosely defined as “Gothic” is among the most intriguing yet least appreciated aspects of his life and art.
John-Paul Riquelme ensures that the insufficient critical attention to twentieth-century Gothic tropes and forms has indeed not vanished.
Professor Jack V. Haney’s series, ‘The Complete Russian Folktale,’ narratives may be less familiar to many readers and are more difficult to define.
William Butler Yeats’ fascination with the occult at the turn of the century was indicative of a larger cultural trend of that era, unparalleled in Great...
As in the case of the supernatural, this negotiation manifests itself in Ann Radcliffe’s subtle blend of evocation and denial, just like corporeal ghosts.
Thomas Lovell Beddoes dramas are bewitching and at points odd and wicked, while the feeling of nausea towards the human is never very far out of sight.