The Road of Excess: Writing Trauma in Sentimental and Gothic Texts 1745-1810.

Stumpf, Claudia.
2017-04-20T14:00:01.060Z

Abstract: This dissertation focuses on way in which telling stories of traumatic suffering causes narratological excess in British gothic and sentimental literature from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Informed by theories of trauma from Freud to LaCapra and incorporating contemporary psychological practice-based literature, my argument explores how these texts exceed formal and sty... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of English.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012058
ID: tufts:21533
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