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The Progress of Romance

Literary Historiography and the Gothic Novel

David H. Richter

Frontmatter and Preface

1. Toward a Pluralistic Historiography of Literature
2. Theories of Literary HIstory
3. The Gothic in History
4. The Progress of Romance: The Gothic as an Institutional Form
5. The Reception of the Gothic Novel in the 1790s
6. Ghosts of the Gothic
7. Historiographical Speculations

Notes
Works Cited
Index

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