Gothic Studies has become a significant and popular element in the English degree curriculum and a rapidly expanding international academic field. Teaching the Gothic provides a clear and accessible account of how scholarship on the Gothic has influenced the way in which the Gothic is taught. The book examines a range of topics, including Gothic criticism, Theory, Romantic Gothic, Victorian Gothic, Postmodern Gothic, Female Gothic, Gothic Sexualities, Gothic Film, Imperial Gothic, Postcolonial Gothic and Postgraduate developments. Written by leading academics working in the UK, North America and Canada, this book is an essential guide for teachers and scholars of the Gothic.
ANNA POWELL is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the English Department of Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is the author of Psychoanalyis and Sovereignty in Popular Vampire Fictions (2003), Deleuze and Horror Film (2005) and has published essays on Gothic themes in film, literature and popular culture. ANDREW SMITH is Professor of English Studies at the University of Glamorgan, UK. He is the author of Victorian Demons: Medicine, Masculinity and the Gothic at the fin de si?cle (2004), Gothic Radicalism: Literature, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis in t