Zofloya; Or, The Moor

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Zofloya; Or, The Moor

Zofloya; Or, The Moor

A Romance of the Fifteenth Century. In Three Volumes

  • Author: Charlotte Dacre
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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Zofloya; Or, The Moor

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Zofloya; Or, The Moor

Zofloya; Or, The Moor

A Romance of the Fifteenth Century. In Three Volumes

  • Author: Charlotte Dacre
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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  • Page: 236
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Zofloya

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Zofloya

Zofloya

  • Author: Charlotte Dacre
  • Publisher: Broadview Press
  • ISBN: 9781551111469
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 303
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The protagonist of Charlotte Dacre’s best known novel, Zofloya, or the Moor (1806) is unique in women’s Gothic and Romantic literature, and has more in common with the heroines of Sade or M.G. Lewis than with those of Ann Radcliffe, Charlotte Smith or Jane Austen. No heroine of Radcliffe or Austen could exult, as Victoria does in this novel, that “there is certainly a pleasure … in the infliction of prolonged torment.” The sexual desires and ambition of Dacre’s protagonist, Victoria, drive her to seduce, torture and murder. Victoria is inspired to greater criminal and illicit acts by a seductive Lucifer, disguised as a Moor, before she too is plunged into an abyss by her demon lover. The text’s unusual evocations of the female body and feminine subject are of particular interest in the context of the history of sexuality and of the body; after embarking on a series of violent crimes, Victoria’s body actually begins to grow stronger and decidedly more masculine. Among the documents included as appendices to this volume are a selection of Dacre’s poetry and excerpts from Bienville’s Nymphomania, a medical treatise of the time aimed at a lay audience that focuses largely on the dangerous powers of women’s imagination; inspired by improper novels, it is alleged that women may plunge into madness, violence and death—much as does the protagonist of Zofloya herself.

The Gothic Other

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The Gothic Other

The Gothic Other

Racial and Social Constructions in the Literary Imagination

  • Author: Ruth Bienstock Anolik,Douglas L. Howard
  • Publisher: McFarland
  • ISBN: 9780786427109
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 320
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Literary use of the Gothic is marked by an anxious encounter with otherness, with the dark and mysterious unknown. From its earliest manifestations in the turbulent eighteenth century, this seemingly escapist mode has provided for authors a useful ground upon which to safely confront very real fears and horrors. The essays here examine texts in which Gothic fear is relocated onto the figure of the racial and social Other, the Other who replaces the supernatural ghost or grotesque monster as the code for mystery and danger, ultimately becoming as horrifying, threatening and unknowable as the typical Gothic manifestation. The range of essays reveals that writers from many canons and cultures are attracted to the Gothic as a ready medium for expression of racial and social anxieties. The essays are grouped into sections that focus on such topics as race, religion, class, and centers of power.

Gothic Readings

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Gothic Readings

Gothic Readings

The First Wave, 1764-1840

  • Author: Rictor Norton
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 9780826485854
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 369
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This is an anthology of Gothic Literature, set within the context of contemporary criticism and readers' responses. It includes selections from the major practitioners and many of their followers, as well as contemporary reviews, private letters and diaries, chapbooks, and contemporary anecdotes about dramatic performances and the design of theatre sets. The selections provide representative samples of the major genres - historical gothic, the Radcliffe school of terror, the Lewis school of horror, tragic melodrama, comic parody, supernatural poetry and ballads, book reviews and literary criticism and anti-Gothic polemic.

Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism

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Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism

Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism

Gender and Psychoanalysis, 1753-1835

  • Author: David Sigler
  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • ISBN: 0773597050
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 279
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Debates about gender in the British Romantic period often invoked the idea of sexual enjoyment: there was a broad cultural concern about jouissance, the all-engulfing pleasure pertaining to sexual gratification. On one hand, these debates made possible the modern psychological concept of the unconscious - since desire was seen as an uncontrollable force, the unconscious became the repository of disavowed enjoyment and the reason for sexual difference. On the other hand, the tighter regulation of sexual enjoyment made possible a vast expansion of the limits of imaginable sexuality. In Sexual Enjoyment and British Romanticism, David Sigler shows how literary writers could resist narrowing gender categories by imagining unregulated enjoyment. As some of the era's most prominent thinkers - including Edmund Burke, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Robinson, Joanna Southcott, Charlotte Dacre, Jane Austen, and Percy Bysshe Shelley - struggled to understand sexual enjoyment, they were able to devise new pleasures in a time of narrowing sexual possibilities. Placing Romantic-era literature in conversation with Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism reveals the fictive structure of modern sexuality, makes visible the diversity of sexual identities from the period, and offers a new understanding of gender in British Romanticism.

The Western Journal of Black Studies

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The Western Journal of Black Studies

The Western Journal of Black Studies

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: African Americans
  • Page: N.A
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The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana

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The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana

The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana

  • Author: Jess Nevins
  • Publisher: Monkeybrain
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 1009
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The first encyclopedia of fantasy and sci-fi literature of the nineteenth century covers a breathtaking spread, from the works of Jules Verne to the serial publications of Russian newspapers and Chinese martial arts novels.

Nineteenth-century Literature Criticism

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Nineteenth-century Literature Criticism

Nineteenth-century Literature Criticism

  • Author: Laurie Lanzen Harris
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Literature, Modern
  • Page: N.A
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Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and other creative writers who lived between 1800 and 1900, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.