ENGL 6647 Irish Gothic (Spring: 3 )
Vampires, demons, madness, imprisonment, and murder: this course investigates why, during the turbulent 19th century, Irish writers turned again and again to the macabre themes and unconventional narrative modes of the Gothic. Writers to be studied include Maria Edgeworth, Joseph Sheridan LeFanu, Charles Maturin, Bram Stoker, and Oscar Wilde.
Instructor(s): Marjorie Howes
Last Updated: 12-Jan-18