A first look at "Who's the Murderer?" by Eleanor Sleath

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Abstract

"Who's the Murderer?" was published in 1802 by Eleanor Sleath, who is named as an author of one of the 'horrid novels' in Northanger Abbey. This paper discusses some details of what is known about Eleanor Sleath, and discusses the editing process as well as giving a short summary of the book and some of the gothic elements, with particular reference to Sleath's principal influence, Ann Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udulpho.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2013
EventFantastic Worlds: A Joint Symposium on Fantasy, Science Fiction and Gothic Literature - The University of Northampton
Duration: 22 Nov 2013 → …
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ConferenceFantastic Worlds: A Joint Symposium on Fantasy, Science Fiction and Gothic Literature
Period22/11/13 → …
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Keywords

  • Eleanor Sleath
  • Who's the Murderer
  • Jane Austen
  • Northanger Abbey
  • Gothic Literature
  • Horrid Novels

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Mackley, J. S. (2013). A first look at "Who's the Murderer?" by Eleanor Sleath. Paper presented at Fantastic Worlds: A Joint Symposium on Fantasy, Science Fiction and Gothic Literature, .