Contemporary Scottish Gothic

Mourning, Authenticity, and Tradition

  • Timothy C. Baker

Part of the The Palgrave Gothic Series book series (PAGO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 168-219

About this book


An innovative reading of a wide range of contemporary Scottish novels in relation to literary tradition and modern philosophy, Contemporary Scottish Gothic provides a new approach to Scottish fiction and Gothic literature, and offers a fuller picture of contemporary Scottish Gothic than any previous text.


Scottish literature Gothic authenticity intertextuality islands mourning Arctic haunting storytelling tradition posthuman suffering animal mortality archive child death found manuscripts metafiction reading adaptation English literature fiction novel Tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Timothy C. Baker
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  1. 1.University of AberdeenUK

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