1 Patriarchal Narratives in the Work of Horace Walpole, Clara Reeve, and Sophia Lee.
2 The Aesthetic of the Sublime in the Work of Matthew Lewis, Charlotte Dacre, and Charles Maturin.
3 Rethinking the Sublime in the Novels of Ann Radcliffe.
4 From the Sublime to the Uncanny: Godwin and Wollstonecraft.
5 Uncanny Monsters in the Work of Mary Shelley, John Polidori, and James Malcolm Rymer.
6 Confronting the Uncanny in the Brontës.
7 The “Unhomely” Nation of Gothic Narratives: Charlotte Smith, Charles Brockden Brown, and Matthew Lewis.
8 Feminist, Postmodern, Postcolonial: Margaret Atwood and Ann-Marie Macdonald Respond to the Gothic.
Coda: Criticism of the Gothic.