Property and Power in English Gothic Literature.
As 18th century England commodified new kinds of property ownership through enclosure, coverture, primogeniture, and copyright, Gothic authors responded with tropes that worked against these assurances of possession. Anolik shows how the contested castle, beleagured yet enduring woman, haunting ghost, and disjointed narrative carried warnings about these seemingly mundane codes of ownership. McFarland. 2016. Paper. NEW. $31.00