Author: kaaxam

Female Gothic

Ellen Moers pioneered the term the female gothic in 1976. Defined as literature that “articulated women’s dissatisfactions with patriarchal society and addressed the problematic position of the maternal within that society, but placed the Gothic at the centre of the female tradition.” (Smith 1) Using this classic definition of a sub genre I question whether “Gone Home” is a gothic, female… Read more →

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