This list relates to the semester Semester 2 2020 which does not start until 27/07/2020
  1. Week 1: Introduction: Modernity and the Supernatural 2 items
    1. Gothic - Fred Botting 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Fred Botting, "Gothic Forms," in Gothic, p. 41-56

    2. On the Pleasure Derived from Objects of Terror - Anna Letitia Barbauld Summer 2008

      Article Further

  2. Week 2: The First Gothic Novel 6 items
    1. The Castle of Otranto: a Gothic story - Horace Walpole M.DCC.LXVI. [1766] (electronic resource)

      Document Required

    2. Three Gothic novels - Peter Fairclough, Mario Praz, Horace Walpole, William Beckford 1986

      Book Required Read: The Castle of Otranto. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    3. Chapter 1: History and the Gothic Novel: Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto (1764) - Markman Ellis 2000

      Chapter Recommended

    4. The Cambridge companion to gothic fiction - Jerrold E Hogle 2002

      Book Recommended Read chapter 2: E. J. Clery. "The genesis of 'Gothic' fiction"

    5. The history of gothic fiction - Markman Ellis c2000

      Book Further Read pp. 1-11: Prologue: The History of Gothic Fiction. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  3. Week 3: Terror and the Sublime 5 items
    1. A sicilian romance - Ann Radcliffe 1796

      Book Required

    2. A Sicilian romance - Ann Radcliffe, Alison Milbank 1998

      Book Recommended Read pages ix-xxix: Introduction. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    3. Pages 281-283: On the Pleasure Derived from Objects of Terror (1773) - Anna Laetitia Aikin 2000

      Chapter Further

  4. Week 5: Horror, Religion, Revolution 8 items
    1. The monk - M. G. Lewis, Howard Anderson, Nick Groom 2016

      Book Required

    2. The Monk - Matthew Lewis, Nick Groom 2016

      Book Required

    3. Pages 295-299: Review of Lewis's The Monk - Samuel Taylor Coleridge 2000

      Chapter Recommended

    4. Relating rape and murder: narratives of sex, death and gender - Jane Monckton-Smith c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 1: Relating Rape and Murder.

    5. Pages 299-303: The Terrorist System of Novel-Writing (1797) - Rictor Norton 2000

      Chapter Further

    6. Pages 305-308: Vindication of The Monk (1798) - Rictor Norton 2000

      Chapter Further

    7. Pages 317-317: Invective against Novelist Goblin-Mongers - F. Prevost, F. Blagdon 2000

      Chapter Further

    8. Chapter 8: Themes of the Other - Tzvetan Todorov, Richard Howard 1973

      Chapter Further

  5. Week 6 & 7: Science Fiction and Monstrosity 22 items
    1. Three Gothic novels - Peter Fairclough, Mario Praz, Horace Walpole, William Beckford 1986

      Book Required Read: Frankenstein. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    2. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein - Berthold Schoene-Harwood 2000

      Book Required

    3. The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein 2016

      Book Recommended Andrew Smith, Introduction, p. 1-10

    4. The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein 2016

      Book Recommended Adriana Craciun, "Frakenstein's Politics," p. 84-98

    5. The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein 2016

      Book Recommended Andrew Smith, "Scientific Contexts," p. 69-83

    6. A Routledge literary sourcebook on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Timothy Morton 2002

      Book Further

    7. Frankenstein: Mary Shelley - Fred Botting 1995

      Book Further

    8. Frankenstein: the 1818 text, contexts, criticism - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, J. Paul Hunter c2012

      Book Further

    9. My Monster/My Self - Barbara Johnson, Mary Shelley, Nancy Friday, Dorothy Dinnerstein 22/1982

      Article Further

    10. Pages 287-312: Frankenstein: A Feminist Critique of Science - Anne K. Mellor 1987

      Chapter Further

    11. The Annotated Frankenstein - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Susan J. Wolfson, Ronald Levao 2012

      Book Further

    12. Mary Shelley - Muriel Spark 1988

      Book Further

    13. Approaches to teaching Shelley's Frankenstein - Stephen C. Behrendt, Anne K. Mellor 1990

      Book Further

    14. The making of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Daisy Hay 2019

      Book Further

    15. Frankenstein: the first two hundred years - Christopher Frayling 2017

      Book Further

  6. Week 8: The Uncanny 7 items
    1. The portable Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe, J. Gerald Kennedy 2006

      Book Required Read: 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' 'Ligeia', 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', 'The Raven', 'The Black Cat', 'William Wilson'. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    2. Pages 217-252: The Uncanny - Sigmund Freud, Anna Frued, James Strachey 1955

      Chapter Recommended

    3. The Cambridge Companion to Gothic Fiction - Jerrold E Hogle 2002

      Book Recommended Read chapter 9: Eric Savoy, "The Rise of American Gothic"

    4. The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allan Poe 2002

      Book Recommended Read chapter 9: Karen Weeks, "Poe's Feminine Ideal"

    5. An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory - Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 5: The Uncanny

  7. Week 9: The Doppelgänger 7 items
    1. Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and other tales - Robert Louis Stevenson, Roger Luckhurst 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Required

    2. A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction - Robert Mighall 2003

      Book Recommended Read chapter 4: Atavism: A Darwinian Nightmare.

    3. Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters - Judith Halberstam 1995

      Book Further Read pp 53-85: Gothic Surface, Gothic Depth: The Subject of Secrecy in Stevenson and Wilde

    4. Playing Host to the Doppelgänger - Robert Alter 24/10/1986

      Article Further

  8. Week 11: Vampires 1 (Dracula) 11 items
    1. Dracula - Bram Stoker, Roger Luckhurst 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Required

    2. Dracula - Bram Stoker, Roger Luckhurst 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Roger Luckhurst, "Introduction," p. vii-xxxii

    3. The Cambridge companion to Dracula 2018 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 10: Carol Senf, "Dracula and Women," p. 114-122.

    4. Dracula - Tod Browning, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Helen Chandler 2001 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Further

    5. Bram Stoker's Dracula 7TWO September 13, 2014, 9:30 pm

      Audio-visual document Further

    6. Pages 83-108: Dialectic of Fear - Franco Moretti 1997

      Chapter Further

    7. Draculas, vampires, and other undead forms: essays on gender, race, and culture - John Edgar Browning, Caroline Joan Picart 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    8. Vampire Gothic - Teresa A. Goddu 01/01/1999

      Article Further

  9. Week 12: Vampires 2 (Let the Right One In) 4 items
    1. Let the Right One In (Movie 2008) World Movies July 5, 2016, 7:35 pm

      Audio-visual document Required

    2. Let the Right One In - Anne Billson ©2011, 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

  10. Week 13: Zombies, Apocalypse and Consumerism 4 items
    1. The walking dead - Robert Kirkman, Charles Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano ©2010-

      Book Required

    2. Zombie theory: a reader 2017, ©2017

      Book Recommended Read Sarah Juliet Lauro, "Introduction: Wander and Wonder in Zombieland," p. vii-xxiv

    3. Zombiescapes and Phantom Zones: Ecocriticism and the Liminal from "Invisible Man" to "The Walking Dead" - Lee Rozelle 2016, ©2016

      Book Further Read chapter 4: Lee Rozelle, "The Future Has Not Yet Begun: Apocalyptic Bodies in Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead and Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy," p. 86-117

    4. Thinking dead: what the zombie apocalypse means - Murali Balaji 2013, ©2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

  11. General Resources 47 items
    1. Zofloya, or, the Moor - Charlotte Dacre, Kim Ian Michasiw 2000

      Book Recommended

    2. The turn of the screw - Henry James 1991 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Dracula - Bram Stoker, Roger Luckhurst 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Ecogothic - Andrew Smith, William Hughes 2013

      Book Recommended

    5. Great God Pan - Arthur Machen 1964

      Chapter Recommended

    6. The haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson 2009, c1959

      Book Recommended

    7. The hunter - Julia Leigh 2011, c1999

      Book Recommended

    8. The weird and the eerie - Mark Fisher 2016

      Book Recommended

    9. Powers of horror: an essay on abjection - Julia Kristeva 1982

      Book Recommended

    10. The Posthuman - Rosi Braidotti 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    11. Posthuman glossary - Rosi Braidotti, Maria Hlavajova 2018 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    12. Philosophy after nature - Rosi Braidotti, Rick Dolphijn 2017

      Book Recommended

    13. The Routledge Companion to Gothic - Catherine Spooner, Emma McEvoy 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    14. The history of gothic fiction - Markman Ellis c2000

      Book Further

    15. The rise of the Gothic novel - Maggie Kilgour 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    16. The handbook of the gothic ©2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    17. Modern gothic: a reader - Victor Sage, Allan Lloyd Smith 1996

      Book Further

    18. Gothic - Fred Botting 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    19. American Gothic - Charles L. Crow 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    20. Transnational gothic: literary and social exchanges in the long nineteenth century - Monika M. Elbert, Bridget M. Marshall c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    21. Cyberspace/cyberbodies/cyberpunk: cultures of technological embodiment - Mike Featherstone, Roger Burrows 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    22. The Cambridge companion to gothic fiction - Jerrold E. Hogle 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    23. Melancholy Experience in Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century: Before Depression, 1660–1800 - Allan Ingram, Stuart Sim, Clark Lawlor, Richard Terry 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    24. The gothic sublime - Vijay Mishra 1994

      Book Further

    25. A new companion to the Gothic - David Punter 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    26. The Routledge Companion to Gothic - Catherine Spooner, Emma McEvoy 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    27. The Victorian gothic: an Edinburgh companion - Andrew Smith, William Hughes c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    28. The innocents - Jack Clayton, William Archibald, Truman Capote, Deborah Kerr 2006 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Further

    29. The haunting - Robert Wise, Shirley Jackson 2010 (videorecording)

      Book Further

    30. Dangerous bodies: historicising the gothic corporeal - Marie Mulvey Roberts 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    31. The Hunter - Vincent Sheehan, Kanopy (Firm) 2015 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Further

    32. The hunter - Julia Leigh, Vincent Sheehan 2012 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Further

  12. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

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