The authors Norman Holland and Leona Sherman look for answers to questions like - How has a genre like Gothic maintained its popularity for two centuries? Why are the overwhelming majority of those who read gothics women?
Castles in the air, castles built on sand: Pete Bunten examines the Gothic castle as myth, motif and metaphor and looks at the ways in which this may reflect the instability of the genre.
The English Review, February 2010
The Radcliffean Gothic Model - Journal article
THE RADCLIFFEAN GOTHIC MODEL: A Form for Feminine Sexuality: by Cynthia Griffin Wolff
During the eighteenth century, a period of the most lively investigation into the possibilities of that "new" genre, the English novel, several models were developed which proved so successful that they have persisted even into the present.