Somebody's Trying to Kill Me and I Think It's My Husband: The Modern Gothic

Author
Publication year
1973
Journal
Journal of Popular Culture
Volume
6.4
Pages
666-691
Comment

At their best Heroines merely stand (passively) for love, goodness, redemption, and innocence. They are special and precious because they are Heroines. And that is that. (679)

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The Modern Gothics are neither love stories nor stories of women-as-victims. They are adventure stories with passive protagonists. (685)