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‘Gothicism’, ‘historicism’, and the overlap of fictional modes from Thomas Leland to Walter Scott
Christina Morin

Conventionally read as a paltry imitation of Scott's model, The Albigenses is not, in fact, Maturin's first or only fictional engagement with the issues of historicity, authenticity, and the translation of popular culture into print central to the Waverley novels. 118 But, it is often held up as proof of the failure of the historical novel to thrive in Ireland, an assessment linked to the obvious overlap of gothic and historical modes of fiction in The Albigenses . 119 The novel is a fascinating example of the cross-formal nature of early nineteenth-century literature

in The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760–1829
Re-examining paradigms of sibling incest
Jenny DiPlacidi

, ‘Introduction’, Sleath, The Orphan of the Rhine , p. viii. 70 Carolyn Jewel intended to deliver a paper, ‘Eleanor Sleath: a writer rediscovered’, at the March 2008 Popular Culture Association Annual Conference; however, notes on the conference show that she was unable to attend, http://teachmetonight.blogspot.com/2008_03_01_archive

in Gothic incest