The Parodies of Gothic Conventions in "Northanger Abbey" by Jane Austen


Bachelor Thesis, 2009

52 Pages, Grade: 1


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER I Conventions of the Gothic Novel
1. Gothic as a reaction against Neoclassicism
2. The Castle of Otranto as the first example of the Gothic novel and the development of the genre
3. Ann Radcliffe as a conventional Gothic writer and The Mysteries of Udolpho as a representative of the conventional Gothic fiction
3.1 The plot
3.2 The setting
3.3 The Gothic atmosphere
3.4 The characters

CHAPTER II Northanger Abbey as the Parody of Gothic Fiction
1. The origins of Northanger Abbey
2. The nature of parody
3. Jane Austen’s methods of parody in Northanger Abbey
3.1 The characters
3.1.1 The heroine
3.1.2 The hero
3.1.3 The villain
3.1.4 The minor characters
3.2 The setting
3.3 The plot

CONCLUSION

STRESZCZENIE W JÇZYKU POLSKIM

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Title
The Parodies of Gothic Conventions in "Northanger Abbey" by Jane Austen
College
University of Gdansk
Course
English Literature
Grade
1
Author
Year
2009
Pages
52
Catalog Number
V286240
ISBN (eBook)
9783656865209
ISBN (Book)
9783656865216
File size
539 KB
Language
English
Keywords
parodies, gothic, conventions, northanger, abbey, jane, austen
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MA Magdalena Przytarska (Author), 2009, The Parodies of Gothic Conventions in "Northanger Abbey" by Jane Austen, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/286240

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