Friday, November 19, 2021

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Brontë research made by a scholar aptly named Brontë:
Brontë Schiltz
Academia Letters, Article 3536. https://doi.org/10.20935/AL3536 (September 2021)

When we speak of Gothic texts, it is tempting to do so with reference to gender, with ‘[a]alternate traditions of “male” and “female” … Gothic’ (Spooner and McEvoy, 2007:1) frequently drawn upon in critical discourse. However, as Carol Margaret Davison argues, this discrete categorisation is perhaps ‘too essentialist … in attempting to universalise women’s identity and experience’ (2009:32). Moreover, these categorisations largely ignore the prevalence of queerness (used here to denote non-normative depictions of gender, sex and sexuality) within Gothic fiction. (...)

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