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On the origins of the Gothic novel : from Old Norse to Otranto (2016)
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Arnold, M. (2016). On the origins of the Gothic novel : from Old Norse to Otranto. In C. Wynne (Ed.), Bram Stoker and the Gothic: formations to transformations, 14-29. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137465047

This essay assesses the extent to which Old Norse tradition provided the basis for a subspecies of literary horror. It focuses on those formations and interpretations of Old Norse Literature as it came gradually to light from the sixteenth century on... Read More

Bram Stoker and the stage: reviews, reminiscences, essays and fiction (2012)
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C. Wynne (Ed.), (2012). Bram Stoker and the stage: reviews, reminiscences, essays and fiction

Though best known as the author of Dracula (1897) Bram Stoker had a successful career in the theatre. This collection brings together all Stoker’s theatrical reviews from Dublin’s Evening Mail, his published essays and interviews on the theatre, sele... Read More

From Waterloo to Jellalabad: The Irish and Scots at war in R Elizabeth Thompson Butler D and W. F. Butler (2011)
Journal Article
Wynne, C. (2011). From Waterloo to Jellalabad: The Irish and Scots at war in R Elizabeth Thompson Butler D and W. F. Butler. Journal of European Studies, 41(2), 143-160. doi:10.1177/0047244111399719

This essay examines the paintings of the British war artist Elizabeth Thompson Butler in conjunction with the travel, military and political writings of her husband William Francis Butler. It explores how their work both subscribes to and deviates fr... Read More

Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Parasite and Bram Stoker’s The Watter’s Mou' (2009)
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(2009). Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Parasite and Bram Stoker’s The Watter’s Mou'

In 1894, the publishing house of Archibald Constable & Co. launched a series of novels by well-known authors called The Acme Library. The two tales paired in this volume were the first two entries in the set. Unlike Constable's publication of Dra... Read More

Elizabeth Butler's literary and artistic landscapes : Ireland, Egypt and the Holy Land (2009)
Journal Article
Wynne, C. (2009). Elizabeth Butler's literary and artistic landscapes : Ireland, Egypt and the Holy Land. Prose Studies, 31(2), (126-140). doi:10.1080/01440350903323553. ISSN 1743-9426

Although best known as a military artist and praised by John Ruskin, Elizabeth Butler (1846–1933) also produced two illustrated books of travel writing, Letters from the Holy Land (1903) and From Sketch-Book and Diary (1909). This essay examines Butl... Read More