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Review Article: Glamorising the Gothic. / Spooner, Catherine.

In: Gothic Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, 05.2011, p. 95-106.

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Spooner, C 2011, 'Review Article: Glamorising the Gothic', Gothic Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 95-106.

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Spooner, C. (2011). Review Article: Glamorising the Gothic. Gothic Studies, 13(1), 95-106.

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Spooner C. Review Article: Glamorising the Gothic. Gothic Studies. 2011 May;13(1):95-106.

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Spooner, Catherine. / Review Article: Glamorising the Gothic. In: Gothic Studies. 2011 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 95-106.

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