In this ground-breaking study Saggini explores the relationship between the late eighteenth-century novel and the theatre, arguing that the implicit theatricality of the Gothic novel made it an obvious source from which dramatists could take ideas. Similarly, elements of the theatre provided inspiration to novelists.

part I|67 pages

The Gothic Stage

part III|66 pages

Practising the Appropriation of the Gothic Stage: Romantic Case Studies

chapter |2 pages