Irish Gothics

Genres, Forms, Modes, and Traditions, 1760–1890

  • Christina Morin
  • Niall Gillespie

About this book


Scholarly interest in 'the Irish Gothic' has grown at a rapid pace in recent years, but the debate over exactly what constitutes this body of literature remains far from settled. This collection of essays explores the rich complexities of the literary gothic in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Ireland.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Christina Morin
    • 1
  • Niall Gillespie
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LimerickIreland
  2. 2.Trinity College DublinIreland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47423-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-36665-8
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