"Genre Conventions: Recipe for a Gothic Novel"
LITR 319: "British Writers: Gothic Novel"
Lisa M. Wilson, SUNY Potsdam
Part A: Employing all of the primary source materials we have read so far, create a "recipe" for a Gothic novel. You may use Mary Alcock's poem, "A Receipt for Writing a Novel," as inspiration for your own recipe (rpt. in Lonsdale, ed., Eighteenth-Century Women Poets, 466-68):