© 2006

Gothic Returns in Collins, Dickens, Zola, and Hitchcock

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Eleanor Salotto
    Pages 1-11
  3. Eleanor Salotto
    Pages 43-60
  4. Eleanor Salotto
    Pages 119-158
  5. Eleanor Salotto
    Pages 159-161
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 163-198

About this book


Looking at the gothic in Victorian fiction, the development of cinema and Hitchcock's Vertigo , this book explores the contained or repressed desires of both characters and plots which defy direct representation, resulting in obsession, fetishism and displacement engendering a novel account of the way in which the gothic becomes internalized.


Charles Dickens fiction identity novel Victorian era

About the authors

ELEANOR SALOTTO is an Associate Professor of English Literature and Director of Film Studies at Sweet Briar College, USA, where she teaches courses in Nineteenth-century British and continental literature and film studies.

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