She discusses the vampire prior to the 19th century and how Irish folklore fits into global stories, followed by background on Gothic and Irish literature, then discussion of Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
, Le Fanu's Uncle Silas, and Stoker's Dracula, including the impact of their personal lives and identities on their work.
Fiennes represents a hysterical mob--worthy of eighteenth-century Gothic novels such as Matthew Lewis' The Monk (1796) and Charles Robert Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
(1820)-a mob that is not governed by judicial process or rational reflections.
Through analyses of Robert Southey's The Curse of Kehama, Sydney Owenson's The Missionary, and Charles Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
, Rudd establishes how anxiety about the pernicious influence of Hinduism revives the Gothic form as it was passing out of fashion, providing it with a new target to follow in the chiaroscuro shadows of Catholicism and Jacobinism.
By pointing out how Gothic texts equate monstrosity and the unspeakable with early figurations of homosexuality, Cooper does an excellent job of tracing the 'pathological reproduction[s]' (63) associated with homosexuality by close readings of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Charles Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
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For instance, in "'The Terrors of a Guilty Sleep': Freud's Wolf Man and Dreams of Castration in Melmoth the Wanderer
," Linda Jones (2000), examines the scene in which young Maurice awakens from a nightmare, finds his father in the act of strangling his children to prevent them from starving to death, and says, "I dreamed a wolf was ...
Further, the Big Telly Theatre Company's 2012 production and tour of a dramatic adaptation of Melmoth the Wanderer
points to Maturin's nascent popular appeal.
The work presents a discussion of Maturin's major works including The Wild Irish Boy, The Milesian Chief and his most famous work Melmoth the Wanderer
. Chapters address thematic issues such as gender and agency, romanticism, religiosity, and political upheaval.
The second section, "Gothic Sexualities," discusses methods of reproduction (asexual, vampiric, etc.) as they differ from the heterosexual norm, focusing especially on Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
(1820), Le Fanu's Carmilla (1872), Stevenson's Dr.
Two key episodes in The Brothers Karamazov, Alyosha's conversion experience in the "Cana of Galilee" chapter and Grushenka's story of the onion, are read together with Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer
. What Western readers experience as authentically Russian, Miller shows, is actually structured by Western sources.