Gothic Landscapes and Seascapes : Dark Regions in Wilkie Collins ’ s The Dead Secret

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Wilkie Collins's The Dead Secret, arguably one of his most critically neglected novels, exercises the same concerns with ancestry, inheritance, and history as developed in Collins's later works, projected upon a Cornish landscape. In exploring the way Collins uses Cornwall (a location he had already toyed with in Basil and Rambles Beyond Railways… (More)

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