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Failed Rites of Passage in Early Gothic Fiction

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Markus Oppolzer

Contents: Anthropology – Arnold van Gennep – Victor Turner – Rites of passage – Social puberty – Coming of age – Early Gothic fiction – Liminality – Liminal sphere – Eighteenth century – Enlightenment – Total institutions – Institutional criticism – Education – Family – The Law – The Church – Carnivalesque – Mikhail Bakhtin.