Nicole’s thesis examines Victorian Gothic to contest the dualism in fiction and criticism that binarizes women’s identities through psychology or physiology. Unifying the material and immaterial aspects of fictional women, Nicole blurs the distinction between nature and culture, a task that Ecocriticism has prioritized. Focusing on the Victorian Female Gothic through these new approaches.
This dissertation will use the quantitative and qualitative tools of corpus linguistics to analyse a corpus of Gothic Fiction from the nineteenth century with the purpose of describing the genre in terms of its use of language and seeing how the results correlate with themes that have emerged through more traditional literary analyses.
In My Gothic Dissertation, I perform an intertextual analysis of Gothic fiction and modern-day graduate education in the humanities. First, looking particularly at the Female Gothic, I argue that the genre contains overlooked educational themes.
Dissertations and thesis on Gothic literature. Students who wish to do research papers on this topic will never feel bored as the topics from this area are interesting. Most of the students prepare thesis papers from Victorian era topics. Victorian era novels have a specific style. Most of the scenes from the novels in Victorian era will be in huge mansions. Investigation. The investigation.
Gothic fiction, wich developed in the 19th century, was also called Dark Romanticism,featuring graveyards, vampires,and supernatural events. We are therefore dealing here with the theme of imaginary worlds, worlds that exist only in our minds.
Gothic films, television programmes, novels and websites haunt the popular imagination. MA English Studies: The Gothic is one of only three Masters-level courses in the UK to focus explicitly on the Gothic, offering the rare opportunity to embrace Gothic literature from the 18th Century to the present and to examine both filmic and televisual representations of gothic horror.
Professor John Bowen considers some of the best-known Gothic novels of the late 18th and 19th centuries, exploring the features they have in common, including marginal places, transitional time periods and the use of fear and manipulation.
This thesis explores the ways in which works of late nineteenth-century Gothic fiction engage with and reflect upon one of the most controversial scientific developments of the Victorian era, namely the theory of degeneration as developed by scientists such as Max Nordau and Cesare Lombroso.
Gothic literature was a literary movement that focused on death, decay and both physical and psychological terror. Gothic style also suggests a belief in the supernatural and thus many gothic texts contain an air of mystery and intrigue.
Gothic fiction could be developed as a site of queer critical pedagogy because these texts could provide accessible and enjoyable routes via which to introduce students to queer theory and reading practices. Overall, this study is intended to contribute.
Gothic Fiction Gothic Literature The Bloody Chamber 3 Pages The Cruel Castle “Emily gazed with melancholy awe upon the castle, which she understood to be Montoni’s; for, though it was now lighted up by the setting sun, the gothic greatness of its features, and its mouldering walls of dark grey stone, rendered it a gloomy and sublime.
This thesis is a critical study of British and American Gothic prose representations of madness and the madhouse. This focuses on historical changes in asylum practice from the mid-nineteenth to the early twenty-first century, specifically from 1846 to 2014. While Gothic scholarship generally regards madness as being identifiable within most works of the genre, few studies have attempted to.
Why does the Gothic seem to best encapsulate how we think about and remember the Victorians? These are some of the questions you'll explore on this course. This MA explores not just 19th-century Gothic cultures but, more generally, the fears, wonders, and dark imagination of the Victorian era. Through a rich and fascinating range of historical.
Gallagher, Ron (1986) Science fiction and language: language and the imagination in post-war science fiction. PhD thesis, University of Warwick. Greenslade, William (1982) The concept of degeneration, 1880-1910, with particular reference to the work of Thomas Hardy, George Gissing and H. G. Wells.
Gothic studies academics come from a wide range of disciplines, and we are keen to encourage applicants from a variety of arts and humanities backgrounds, including literature, history, creative writing, media, film, editing or publishing; or those with experience in a related industry.Abstract This thesis examines forms of Gothic fiction on television, and defines the ways in which television produces Gothic drama which is medium-specific (e.g. formally distinct from versions of the genre in other media).Gothic literature reflects the antagonism between reason and phantasy or one may even say it reflects the search for identity, the insecurities of the individual and therefore it fosters the.