Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion (Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic) (Paperback)

Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion (Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic) By Avril Horner (Editor), Sue Zlosnik (Editor) Cover Image
By Avril Horner (Editor), Sue Zlosnik (Editor)
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This collection of newly commissioned essays brings together major scholars in the field of Gothic studies in order to re-think the topic of 'Women and the Gothic'.

About the Author


Avril Horner is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Kingston University. With Sue Zlosnik she has co-authored many articles and several books, including Daphne du Maurier: Writing, Identity and the Gothic Imagination (1998), Gothic and the Comic Turn (2005) and Women and the Gothic (2016). Other works include Edith Wharton: Sex, Satire and the Older Woman (with Janet Beer, 2011) and Living on Paper: Letters from Iris Murdoch, 1934-1995 (with Anne Rowe, 2015). Alone, she has published essays on writers such as Djuna Barnes, Kate Chopin, Iris Murdoch and Carol Ann Duffy. Her biography of Barbara Comyns will be published in 2024. Sue Zlosnik is Emeritus Professor of English at Manchester Metropolitan University and former co-President of the International Gothic Association. With Avril Horner, she has published six books, including Daphne du Maurier: Writing, Identity and the Gothic Imagination (1998), Gothic and the Comic Turn (2005), The Edinburgh Companion to Women and the Gothic (2016) as well as numerous essays and articles. Alone, she has published essays on writers as diverse as J. R. R. Tolkien and Chuck Palahniuk and a monograph, Patrick McGrath (2011). She is co-editor (with Agnes Andeweg) of Gothic Kinship (2013).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781474425568
ISBN-10: 1474425569
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2017
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic