Gothic Images of Race in Nineteenth-Century Britain.

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A study of late 18th and 19th century "demonization" of racial and cultural difference. Argues for reading Frankenstein in the context of the Caribbean slave rebellions. Includes an analysis of the discussion of canabilism in the period. Then explores late 19th century Stoker's Dracula. A cross-disciplinary approach addressing gothic literature alongside historical experience and emerging sciences of anthropology and biology. Endnotes and extensive bibliography. Excellent condition. Stanford University Press. 1996. Paper. USED. $20.00