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Ruth (1853)

Patsy Stoneman

in Elizabeth Gaskell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Ruth, with its difficult focus on the ‘fallen woman’, has prompted most of its readers to protest in one way or another, and has never been a popular book. Knowing that she was stirring a hornets' ... More


‘They fuck you up’ – revaluations of the family in contemporary British horror film: Steven Sheil's Mum & Dad

Johannes Schlegel

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 12 examines evaluations of the nuclear family in a contextual analysis of the recent Gothic film Mum & Dad (2008, dir. Steven Sheil). This film, as medium of a discursive transformation of ... More


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