Irish Gothics

Genres, Forms, Modes, and Traditions, 1760-1890

Editors: Morin, C., Gillespie, N. (Eds.)

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Scholarly interest in 'the Irish Gothic' has grown at a rapid pace in recent years, but the debate over exactly what constitutes this body of literature remains far from settled. This collection of essays explores the rich complexities of the literary gothic in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Ireland.

About the authors

Luke Gibbons, National University of Ireland, Ireland Niall Gillespie, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Richard Haslam, Saint Joseph's University, USA Diane Long Hoeveler, Marquette University, USA Jarlath Killeen, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland W.J. McCormack, writer Anne Markey, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Christina Morin, University of Limerick, Ireland Jim Shanahan, St. Patrick's College, Ireland Elizabeth Tilley, NUI Galway, Ireland

Reviews

'...this fine collection of essays, brought together by Gillespie and Morin, suggests that few genres have generated as much debate in Irish literary studies in recent years as the Gothic.' - Sinéad Sturgeon, Times Literary Supplement


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: De-Limiting the Irish Gothic

    Morin, Christina (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Theorizing ‘Gothic’ in Eighteenth-Century Ireland

    Morin, Christina

    Pages 13-33

  • The Irish Protestant Imaginary: the Cultural Contexts for the Gothic Chapbooks Published by Bennett Dugdale, 1800–5

    Hoeveler, Diane Long

    Pages 34-57

  • Irish Jacobin Gothic, c. 1796–1825

    Gillespie, Niall

    Pages 58-73

  • Suffering Rebellion: Irish Gothic Fiction, 1799–1830

    Shanahan, Jim

    Pages 74-93

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Irish Gothics
Book Subtitle
Genres, Forms, Modes, and Traditions, 1760-1890
Editors
  • C. Morin
  • N. Gillespie
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36665-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137366658
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36664-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 215
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