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Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Jacqueline Howard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first full-length study of Gothic to be written from the perspective of Bakhtinian theory. The author uses Bakhtin's concepts of heteroglossia and dialogism in specific historical ... More


Ivan Dykhovichnyi’s The Black Monk (1988): Madness, Chekhov, and the Chimera of Idleness

Alyssa DeBlasio

in The Filmmaker's Philosopher: Merab Mamardashvili and Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444484
eISBN:
9781474476638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444484.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While Mamardashvili was teaching at Moscow’s Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors in the 1980s, he was also traveling back and forth between Moscow and Tbilisi. His series of lectures on ... More


How Much Is Enough in the Monk’s Tale?: Setting Boundaries in Humanist Biography

Kara Gaston

in Reading Chaucer in Time: Literary Formation in England and Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852865
eISBN:
9780191887161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852865.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter unpacks a problem in writing the lives of powerful men: how can individual people be extracted from the kinds of physical dependency that characterize life within time? In Petrarch’s De ... More


Violent households: the family destabilized in The Monk (1796), Zofloya, or the Moor (1818), and Her Fearful Symmetry (2009)

Joanne Watkiss

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/9780719088605.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 9 aligns anxieties regarding family lineage in Audrey Niffenegger’s Her Fearful Symmetry (2009) with similar anxieties in classic Gothic texts such as The Monk and Zofloya, or the Moor. ... More


The Secret of Divine Providence: Whig Gothic and the Grotesque in Horace Walpole, Clara Reeve, and Matthew Lewis

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The emphasis on political continuity in the aftermath of the Glorious Revolution leads to a specifically Whig providentialism, examined in Chapter 3 through the work of Clara Reeve, Horace Walpole, ... More


Critical Review: “Le Moine,” Text by Émilien Pacini, Music by G. Meyerbeer

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This brief laudatory review of Meyerbeer’s dramatic song for solo voice and piano invites comparison with Berlioz’s recent review of Schubert’s lyric scene “The Nun” (#21), on a similar theme: the ... More


Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

David Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1816, following the scandalous collapse of his marriage, Lord Byron left England forever. His first destination was the villa Diodati by Lake Geneva where he stayed together with Percy Bysshe ... More


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