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Contents Acknowledgments vi Introduction. Sexual Horror: Fears of the Sexual Other (Ruth Bienstock Anolik) 1 Part I. The Fatal Woman 1. Life-in-Death: The Monstrous Female and the Gothic Labyrinth in Aliens and "Ligeia" (Katherine Henry) 27 2. Morbid Mothers: Gothic Heredity in Florence Marryat's The Blood of the Vampire (Octavia Davis) 000 3. The Unbearable Hybridity of Female Sexuality: Racial Ambiguity and the Gothic in Rider Haggard's She (Tamar Heller) 000 4. Frankenstein's Other: The Monstrous Feminine in Maryse Cond¿'s C¿lanire cou-coup¿ (Dawn Fulton) 000 Part II. The Satanic Male 5. "There Was a Man": Dangerous Husbands and Fathers in The Winter's Tale, A Sicilian Romance and Linden Hills (Ruth Bienstock Anolik) 000 6. Sexual or Supernatural: Threats in Radcliffe's The Italian (Elizabeth Harlan) 000 7. Investigating the Third Story: "Bluebeard" and "Cinderella" in Jane Eyre (Victoria Anderson) 000 8. Monstrous Men: Violence and Masculinity in Robert Browning's The Ring and the Book (Michael Ackerman) 000 9. "I Am God": The Domineering Patriarch in Shirley Jackson's Gothic Fiction (Bernice M. Murphy) 000 Part III. Homosexual Horror 10. Other Love: Le Fanu's Carmilla as Lesbian Gothic (Adrienne Antrim Major) 000 11. Preying on the Pervert: The Uses of Homosexual Panic in Bram Stoker's Dracula (Damion Clark) 000 12. Horror and Homosexuality in Christopher Isherwood's Mr. Norris Changes Trains (Brian Whaley) 000 13. Invasion of the Husband Snatchers: Masculine Crisis and the Lavendar Menace in I Married a Monster from Outer Space (Andrew Scahill) 000 Part IV. Vive la Diff¿rence: Celebrating the Sexual Other 14. The Lesbian Vampire: Transgressive Sexuality (Paulina Palmer) 000 15. Another "Gendered Other"? The Female Monster-Hero (Julie Miess) 000 16. Imagineer: Clive Barker's Queering of the Conservative Bent of Horror Literature (K.A. Laity) 000 Contributors 000 Index 000_
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Sex differences (Psychology) in literature.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.
Horror tales, American -- History and criticism.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- United States.
Sex role in literature.