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The Late Victorian Gothic: Mental Science, the Uncanny, and Scenes of Writing

Science and Technics


by
Hilary Grimes

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 196 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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.