The category of Supernatural in gothic narration.

KOLOSOVA E.I.

Abstract

The article considers the concept of Supernatural – the most important category for the gothic tradition – and compares interpretations by W. Scott and S. Freud of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s short story «The Sandman».

Keywords

gothic novel; gothic tradition; romanticism; the category of Supernatural; fantastic; mysticism; «The Sandman»; Walter Scott; Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann; Sigmund Freud.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2021.02.13

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