Female Gothic

General Studies


ARNOLD DE SIMNE, Silke. "'Denn das Haus, Was Wir Bewohnen...ist ein Spukhaus': Fontane's 'Effi Briest' und Fassbinder's Verfilmung in der Tradition des Female Gothic." Germanic Review 79 (2004): 83-113.
AYERS, Carolyn Jursa. “Elena Gan and the Female Gothic in Russia” (pp. 171-87). In The Gothic-Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature, ed. Neil Cornwell. Amsterdam, Netherlands : Rodopi, 1999.
BAILEY, Peggy Dunn. "Female Gothic Fiction, Grotesque Realities, and Bastard Out of Carolina: Dorothy Allison Revises the Southern Gothic." Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures 63.1-2 (2010): 269-90.
BLACKFORD, Holly. “Haunted Housekeeping: Fatal Attractions of Servant and Mistress in Twentieth Century Female Gothic Literature.” Literature Interpretation Theory 16 (2005): 233-61. [GGIV: 0000]
BOWMAN, Barbara. “Victoria Holt’s Romances: A Structuralist Inquiry.” The Female Gothic. [GGI: 1433].
CANNON, Mercy. “Embodying Nature: Medicine, Law, and the Female Gothic.” Dissertation Abstracts International 66:10 (2006): 3656 (University of Tennessee). [GGIV: 0000]
CARBONELL, Ana Maria. “Reconstructing Motherhood: The Female Gothic and Transcultural Strategies in African-American and Chicana Feminist Writings.” Dissertation Abstracts International, 57:10 (1997): 4367A (University of California, Santa Cruz). [GGIII: 3359]
CLERY, E.J. “Varieties of Female Gothic.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 19 (2007): 463-467.
COHEN SAFIR, Claude. “Female Gothic in America: The Uncanny Vision of Gilman, Jackson, and Morrison.” Letterature d’america: Rivista Trimestrale 21:86 (2001): 97-112. [GGIII: 4236]
CONGER, Syndy M. “The Reconstruction of the Gothic Feminine Ideal in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann E. Fleenor. Montreal, PQ: Eden Press, 1983. 91-106. [GGII: 0646].
COYKENDALL, Abigail Lynn. “Bodies Cinematic, Bodies Politic: The ‘Male’ Gaze and the ‘Female’ Gothic in De Palma’s ‘Carrie.’” Journal of Narrative Theory 30 (2000): 332-63.
DAVISON, Carol Margaret. "Haunted House/Haunted Heroine: Female Gothic Closets in 'The Yellow Wallpaper.'" Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 33 (2004): 47-75. [GGIV: 0000]
DE LA MOTTE, Eugenia C. “Male and Female Mysteries in ‘The Yellow Wallpaper.’” Legacy 5 (1988): 3-14. [GGII: 1074].
DELUCIA, JoEllen. "From the Female Gothic to a Feminist Theory of History: Ann Radcliffe and the Scottish Enlightenment." The Eighteenth Century  50.1 (2009): 101-15.
DREW, Lorna. “The Emily Connection: Anne Radcliffe, L.M. Montgomery and the Female Gothic.” Canadian Children’s Literature/Littérature Canadienne pour la Jeunesse 77 (1995): 19-32. [GGIII: 1016]
FITZGERALD, Lauren. "Female Gothic and the Institutionalization of Gothic Studies." Gothic Studies 6 (2004): 8-18. [GGIV: 0000].
FLEENOR, Juliann E. “The Gothic Prism: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Gothic Stories and Her Autobiography.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann E. Fleenor. Montreal, Canada: Eden Press, 1983. 227-241. [GGII: 1075].
FLETCHER, John. “Primal Scenes and the Female Gothic: Rebecca and Gaslight.” Screen 36:4 (1995): 341-70.
FREEMAN, Nick. "E. Nesbit's New Woman Gothic." Women's Writing. 15.3 (2008): 454-69.
GRIESINGER, Emily A. “Before and After ‘Jane Eyre’: The Female Gothic and Some Modern Views.” Dissertation Abstracts International 51 91990): 511A-512A (Vanderbilt University). [GGII: 0650].
GUYANT, Valerie L. "Vixen, Virgin Or Vamp? Female Characters in Vampire Literature Past and Present." Diss.  Northern Illinois University, 2011.
HAGGERTY, George E. “Female Gothic: Friends and Mothers” and “Afterword: Female Gothic; Demonic Love.” Unnatural Affections: Women and Fiction in the Later Eighteenth Century. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1998; Boulder, CO: Net Library, 1999. 52-72, 171-78. [GGIII: 0288].
HAMMACK, Brenda Mann.  “Florence Marryat's Female Vampire and the Scientizing of Hybridity”.  Studies in English Literature.  48.4 (2008):  885-896.  
HAMMOND, Kristyn. "Radcliffe's Daughters: A Study of Gothic Motifs, Female Authorship, and the Gothic Heroine in the Romantic and Postmodern Periods." Diss.  Tarleton State University, 2012.
HELLER, Wendy Tamar. Dead Secrets: Wilkie Collins and the Female Gothic. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1992. [GGII: 0673].
HELLER, Tamar. “Haunted Bodies: The Female Gothic of Wuthering Heights”. Approaches to Teaching Emily Bronte. Eds.Terri A. Hasseler. Sue Lonoff. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2005. 67-74. [GGIV: 0000]
HELLER, Tamar. “Jane Eyre, Bertha, and the Female Gothic.” Approaches to Teaching Brontë’s Jane Eyre. Eds. Diane Hoeveler, Beth Lau. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1993. 69-55. [GGIII: 2423]
HERRERA, Silvia E. "The New Woman Persona in Dracula and the Twilight Series: An Elliptical Struggle of Social Order."  Diss.  The University of Texas - Pan American, 2011.
HOMANS, Margaret. “Dreaming of Children: Literalization in Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann E. Fleenor. Montreal, PQ: Eden Press, 1983. 257-279. [GGII: 0652].
HORNER, Avril. "Skin Chairs and Other Domestic Horrors: Barbara Comyns and the Female Gothic Tradition." Gothic Studies 6.1 (2004): 90-102.
JAMES, Sybyl. “Gothic Transformations: Isak Dinesen and the Gothic.” The Female Gothic. [GGII: 1330]
KAHANE, Claire. “The Maternal Legacy: The Grotesque Tradition in Flannery O’Connor’s Female Gothic.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann E. Fleenor. Montreal, Canada: Eden Press, 1983. 242-256. [GGII: 1095].
KELLY, Gary, ed. Varieties of Female Gothic. London and Brookfield, VT: Pickering and Chatto, 2002. Volume 1; Enlightenment and Gothic Terror: Clara Reeve, The Champion of Virtue (1777). Mary Butt, The Traditions (1775). Volume 2; Street Gothic: Female Gothic Chapbooks: Anna Lætitia Barbauld, Sir Bertrand’s Adventures in a Ruinous Castle; Sophia Lee, The Recess; Charlotte Smith, Rayland Hall; Ann Radcliffe, The Midnight Assassin, The Southern Tower; Sarah Wilkinson, The Spectres, The White Pilgrim, The White Cottage. Volume 3: Erotic Gothic: Charlotte Dacre, The Libertine (1807). Volume 4: Historical Gothic: Jane Porter, The Scottish Chiefs (1810). Volume 5: Historical Gothic; Jane Porter, The Scottish Chiefs, part 2 (1810). Volume 6: Orientalist Gothic; Sidney Owenson, Lady Morgan, The Missionary.
LAMPERT-WEISSIG, Lisa. "Mormon Female Gothic: Blood, Birth, and the Twilight Saga." Journal of Dracula Studies 13 (2011): 55-81.
LEDOUX, Ellen Malenas. "Defiant Damsels: Gothic Space and Female Agency in Emmeline, The Mysteries of Udolpho and Secresy." Women's Writing. 18.3 (2011): 331-47.
MAFE, Diana Adesola. "Ghostly Girls in the 'Eerie Bush': Helen Oyeyemi's The Icarus Girl as Postcolonial Female Gothic Fiction." Research in African Literatures 43.3 (2012): 21-35.
MARTIN, Adrian. “Lady, Beware: Paths Through the Female Gothic.” Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema 12 (2001): no pagination. Online: <www. sensesofcinema.com>. Accessed: 11 October 2002.
MEYERS, Helene. “Femicidal Fears in Contemporary Fiction: Feminist Thought and the Female Gothic.” Dissertation Abstracts International 52 (1992): 3277A (Indiana University). [GGII: 0122].
MEYERS, Helene. Femicidal Fears: Narratives of the Female Gothic Experience. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001. [GGIII: 0414].
MILES, Robert. Introduction. "Special Number: Female Gothic Writing.” Women’s Writing 1:2 (1994): 131-42. [GGIII: 0418].
MILLER, Kathleen A. "'The Remembrance Haunts Me Like a Crime': Narrative Control, the Dramatic, and the Female Gothic in Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Mathilda." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 27.2 (2008): 291-308.
MILLER, Kathleen Ann. "Haunted Heroines: The Gothic Imagination and the Female Bildungsromane of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and L.M. Montgomery. The Lion and the Unicorn. 34.2 (2010): 125-147.
MOERS, Ellen. “Female Gothic: Monsters, Goblins, Freaks.” New York Review of Books (April 4, 1974): 35-39. [GGI: 1108].
MOERS, Ellen. “Female Gothic: The Monster’s Mother.” New York Times Reveiw of Books (March21, 1974. 24-28). [GGI: 0789].
NICHOLS, Nina da Vinci. “Place and Eros in Radcliffe, Lewis, and Brontë.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann E. Fleenor Montreal, PQ: Eden Press, 1983. 187-206. [GGII: 0277].
NORDIUS, Janina. "'Thus might I Reason with a Heathen ...': The Gothic Moment in the Female American." NJES: Nordic Journal of English Studies 7.2 (2008): 1-18.
RADNER, Hilary. "Screening Women's Histories: Jane Campion and the New Zealand Heritage Film, from the Biopic to the Female Gothic." New Zealand Cinema: Interpreting the Past.  Eds. Alistair Fox, Barry Keith Grant, and Hilary Radner.  Bristol: Intellect, 2011. 259-275.
REICHMANN, Angelika. "An Unfeminine Feminine Voice: Elements of (Female) Gothic in Doris Lessing's The Grass is Singing." Does It Really Mean That? Interpreting the Literary Ambiguous.  Eds. Kathleen Dubs and Janka Ka?cáková. Newcastle upon Tyne:  Cambridge Scholars, 2011. 155-164.
RONALD, Ann. “Terror-Gothic: Nightmare and Dream in Ann Radcliffe and Charlotte Brontë.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann Fleenor. Montreal, PQ: Eden Press, 1983. 176-186. [GGII: 0281].
RUBENSTEIN, Roberta. “House Mothers and Haunted Daughters: Shirley Jackson and the Female Gothic.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 15:2 (1996): 309-31. [GGIII: 4296]
RYU, Hyewon, and Sumi Kwon. "[The Questions of Truth and Virtue in the Female Gothic Novel: The Italian, the Wrongs of Woman, and Northanger Abbey]." British and American Fiction to 1900 16.3 (2009): 107-33.
SCHARNHORST, Gary. “Charlotte Perkins Gil-man’s ‘The Giant Wistaria’: A Hieroglyph of the Female Frontier Gothic.” Frontier Gothic: Terror and Wonder at the Frontier in American Literature. Eds. David Morgan, Scott P. Sanders, Joanne B. Karpinski. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1993. 156-164. [GGII: 1077].
SENF, Carol A. “Gerald’s Game and Dolores Claiborne: Stephen King and the Evolution of an Authentic Female Narrative Voice.” Imagining the Worst: Stephen King and the Representation of Women, ed. Theresa Thompson. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. 91-107.
SHADDOCK, J. “The Alien Space of (M)other: The Female Gothic and Aliens” (pp. 223-30). [GG III: 5371].
SHOWALTER, Elaine. “American Female Gothic.” In Sister’s Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women’s Writing. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1991. 127-144. [GGII: 0847]
SLOAN, Lisa. "The Other Radcliffe: Female Gothic and the Staging of Violence in Mary-Anne Radcliffe's Manfroné." Journal of the Georgia Philological Association (2008): 217-24.
SMITH, Andrew. “Love. Freud. and the Female Gothic: Bram Stoker’s The Jewel of Seven Stars.“ Gothic Studies 6 (2004): 80-89. [GGIV: 0000]
SMITH, Andrew & Diana WALLACE. "The Female Gothic: Then and Now." Gothic Studies 6 (2004): 1-7. [GGIV: 0000].
SOARE, Monica. "Return of the Female Gothic: The Career-Woman-in-Peril Thriller." Situating the Feminist Gaze and Spectatorship in Postwar Cinema.  Eds. Marcelline Block and Jean-Michel Rabaté. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2008. 88-119.
STEIN, Karen F. “Monsters and Madwomen: Changing Female Gothic.” The Female Gothic. Ed. Juliann E. Fleenor. Montreal: Eden Press, 1983. 123-137. [GGII: 0160].
SZALAY, Edina. “Gothic Fantasy and Female Bildung in Four North American Women Novels.” Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies 6 (2000): 183-96.
TASKER, Yvonne. “The Female Gothic.” The Silence of the Lambs. London : British Film Institute, 2002. 58-70.
TORRIJOS, María del Mar Ramón. “Ideological Ambivalence in the Early Female Gothic Tradition: Ann Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho.” Interactions: Aegean Journal of English and American Studies/Ege Ingiliz ve Amerikan Incelemeleri Dergisi 14 (2005): 257-68. [GGIV: 0000]
VANLEEUWEN, Frederike. “Female Gothic: The Discourse of the Other.” Revista Camriade Estudios Ingleses 4 (1982): 33-44. [GGII: 0110].
WALLACE, Diana. "Uncanny Stories: The Ghost Story as Female Gothic." Gothic Studies 6 (2004): 57-68. [GGIV: 0000].
WALLACE, Diana.  Female Gothic Histories: Gender, History and the Gothic.  Cardfiff: University of Wales Press, 2013.  
WRIGHT, Angela. "'To live the life of hopeless recollection': Mourning and Melancholia in Female Gothic. 1780-1800." Gothic Studies 6 (2004): 19-29. [GGIV: 0000].