THE MOTIFS OF REVENGE AND MADNESSIN GOTHIC DRAMA «BERTRAM» BY CH.R. MATURIN

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The article is devoted to questions of artistic originality and literary context of gothic drama of Charles Robert Charles Maturin “Bertram”. The author analyzes distinctive for gothic literature motifs of revenge and madness through consideration of the key character of the drama. This article provides information about the critical reaction of Maturin’s contemporaries to first theatrical production of “Bertram”. The author also exemplifies the successive nature of Maturin’s drama in relation to the works within its broad literary context.

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S Yu Budekhin

Peoples’ friendship University of Russia

Miklukho-Maklaya str., 6, Moscow, Russia, 117198

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