The Late Victorian Gothic: Mental Science, the Uncanny, and Scenes of Writing
Page count: 196 pages
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Examining technological advances, genre and late nineteenth-century mental science, Grimes shows writers’ failed attempts to use technology as a way of translating the supernatural at the fin de siecle. She treats a wide range of authors, including Henry James, George Du Maurier, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Vernon Lee and Sarah Grand to show the end of the nineteenth century produced a Gothicism specific to the period.