Mirror, Mirror: Show Us Lady Audley’s Horror

We have been exploring in the deep dark forest the concepts of terror and horror. If you missed the post you can read in Search of Horror and Terror in the Sublime and The Shadowy Boundary Between Horror and Terror. In this post, we are going to see how horror is present in Mary Elizabeth…

The Shadowy Boundary Between Terror and Horror

In the previous post, we discussed how terror and horror could function as devices for producing the sublime. But we may wonder if there is any difference between terror and horror. Today we are going to check that out by reviewing one of the most important essays on this topic that was written by Ann…

In Search of Terror and Horror in The Sublime

Have you ever wondered why when reading a gothic novel you constantly find the words terror and horror? But what these words refer to? Believe it or not, these two concepts are also fundamental for understanding the role that nature has played in literature. Let’s take a walk in this mysterious path, in this entry…