Course Information
Course Code ENGL 5V20
Course Title 2015-2016: Frantic and Sickly: Gothic Texts and Contexts
Description Examinations of the emergence of and responses to gothic texts in the latter half of the eighteenth century in Great Britain. Special attention will be given to non-canonical works. Topics may include the politics of taste; criticism and the literary marketplace; popular rewritings; and the culture of "terror."