'The Fall of the House of Usher', 'Rip van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' in relation to Tzvetan Todorov’s definition of the fantastic

An analysis


Term Paper (Advanced seminar), 2009

13 Pages, Grade: 1,7


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1. The rise of the supernatural tale in American Romanticism

2. The literary genres of the fantastic, the uncanny and the marvelous: A definition
2.1. The fantastic
2.2. The uncanny and the marvelous

3. Rip van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow as fantastic tales?
3.1. Rip van Winkle
3.2. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

4. The Fall of the House of Usher as a tale of the uncanny?

5. Conclusion

6. Works cited
6.1. Primary Works
6.2. Secondary Works

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Title
'The Fall of the House of Usher', 'Rip van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' in relation to Tzvetan Todorov’s definition of the fantastic
Subtitle
An analysis
College
University of Heidelberg  (Anglistisches Seminar)
Course
American Romanticism and the “Invention” of Tradition
Grade
1,7
Author
Year
2009
Pages
13
Catalog Number
V157057
ISBN (eBook)
9783640694761
ISBN (Book)
9783640695676
File size
436 KB
Language
English
Keywords
fantastic, Tzvetan Todorov, Rip van Winkle, Sleepy Hollow, The Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving
Quote paper
Julia Linnarz (Author), 2009, 'The Fall of the House of Usher', 'Rip van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' in relation to Tzvetan Todorov’s definition of the fantastic, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/157057

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