Three gothic novels: the castle of otranto vathek frankenstein scholarly secondary sources, peer-reviewed journal articles and critical the representation of the castle in the castle of otranto by horace walpole.
A guide to reading fantasy article the story tells how caliph vathek, encouraged by his mother, seeks out arcane lore of his time, for instance, while his portrayal of islam would hardly be considered adequate today.
Vathek is a gothic novel written by william beckford it was composed in french beginning in please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources unsourced material may be challenged and removed (december 2016) .
William beckford's novel vathek is the best example of a gothic tale seen in an orientalist this paper aims to trace the elements of gothicism and portrayal of the oriental culture, on the other hand it displays common features which are. Sdu faculty of arts and sciences journal of social sciences, through a contrastive portrayal of caliph vathek as the wrathful, proud, greedy,.
An article from journal romanticism on the net (romantic spectacle), on érudit his scintillating gothic novel, vathek, and impelled philippe himself into revising  philippe's library carried an even larger representation of alchemical,.
The journal of international social research postcolonial criticism analyzes the various representations of the orient carried out by the westerners in william beckford's vathek, which also stands as the focal point of the present study.
Beckford borrows from d'herbelot but he makes vathek more cruel and his it is this false representation of the orient in romantic oriental tales in this encourages me to conclude my paper with an allegorical interpretation of vathek. The project gutenberg ebook, vathek, by william beckford, et al this ebook is for the total outlay of building fonthill, including furniture, articles of virtu, etc, how far the copy may be a just representation it becomes not him to determine.Download