Vampire and Victim: Two Gender-Oriented Plots in E. F. Benson's Ghost Stories
Available Online June 2017.
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- ghoststory, gender, trope, parody.
- In contrast to class is Gothic novels where a suffering female protagonist plays an important role, ghost stories continuing the Gothic tradition in late 19 and early 20 c) represent men's world: female characters are either absent or mostly ambivalent. E. F. Benson's stories reviving traditional images of a vampire ("Mrs. Amworth") and a spectral bridegroom ("The Face") are characteristic examples of this trend.
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TY - CONF AU - Anastasia Lipinskaya PY - 2017/06 DA - 2017/06 TI - Vampire and Victim: Two Gender-Oriented Plots in E. F. Benson's Ghost Stories BT - Proceedings of the 45th International Philological Conference (IPC 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 61 EP - 64 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ipc-16.2017.17 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ipc-16.2017.17 ID - Lipinskaya2017/06 ER -