Shakespearean Shadows' Parodic Haunting of Thomas Love Peacock's Nightmare Abbey and Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

Marjean Purinton, Marliss Desens

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Abstract

The essay examines two novels that use Shakespeare to parody Gothic conventions. For Peacock and Austen, Shakespeare thus becomes a stage for dramatizing late eighteenth-century soical anxieties.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Wales Press
StatePublished - 2009

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