The Gothic novel – walk

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

From wild and remote landscapes to vulnerable heroines, from violent and erotic fantasies to supernatural and uncanny happenings, what were the key motifs of Gothic fiction? Why, when in Northanger Abbey John Thorpe says his favourite book is The Monk, would Jane’s readers have experienced a shiver of foreboding? The Gothic novel was all the rage. Come along and find out why with Bath Parade Guides.

Tickets: £10

Meet: Outside main door of Bath Abbey, Abbey Churchyard

 

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