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The haunted wilderness as the Sublime in Canadian Gothic fiction in the 19th century Daniela Schrxf6der

The haunted wilderness as the Sublime in Canadian Gothic fiction in the 19th century

Daniela Schrxf6der

Published September 4th 2009
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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3, University of Hamburg (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: American Gothic of the 19th century , language: English, abstract: This work focusesMoreSeminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3, University of Hamburg (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: American Gothic of the 19th century , language: English, abstract: This work focuses on the question how and why nature can be seen as the Sublime inCanadian Gothic fiction of the 19th century. This will be shown on the poem “Death in theArctic” by Robert W. Service. A short summary will be given at the beginning and will befollowed by a sketchy interpretation. The concept of the Sublime in Gothic fiction in generalwill be explained briefly. The next paragraph will deal with general Gothic elements thatappear in Canadian Gothic fiction and that all together form the basis for the statement thatnature is the source for the Sublime.A detailed analysis of the primary source will be given in the then-following section,showing how the Sublime is created in this particular piece, using the elements that werestated in the previous section.At the end, a conclusion will be drawn.