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TitleFemale Identity and Landscape in Ann RadcliffeĆ¢€™s Gothic Novels.
AuthorDavids, Courtney Laurey.
SubjectGothic literature
Subject Ann Radcliffe
Subject The Mysteries of Udolpho
Subject Female identity
Subject Romanticism
Subject Domestic space
Subject Surveillance
Subject Sensibility
Subject The Sublime
Subject Landscape.
TypeThesis and dissertation
AbstractThe purpose of this dissertation is to chart the development of an ambivalent female identity in the Gothic genre, as exemplified by Ann Radcliffe&rsquo
Abstracts late eighteenth century fictions. The thesis examines the social and literary context of the emergence of the Gothic in English literature and argues that it is intimately tied up with changes in social, political and gender relations in the period.