Selected Academic Publications

The Literature of Terror: A History of Gothic Fictions 1765 to the Present Day (Longmans, 1980)

Romanticism and Ideology: Studies in English Writing 1765-1830 (Routledge, 1981)

Blake, Hegel and Dialectic (Rodopi, 1982)

The Hidden Script; Writing and the Unconscious (Routledge, 1985)

Introduction to Contemporary Cultural Studies (ed., Longmans, 1986)

William Blake: Selected Poetry and Prose (ed., Routledge, 1988)

The Romantic Unconscious: A Study in Narcissism and Patriarchy (NY University Press, 1989)

Selected Poems of Philip Larkin: Notes (Longmans, 1991)

William Blake: New Casebook (Macmillan, 1996)

William Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence and of Experience’: Notes (Longmans, 1998)

Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body and the Law (Macmillan, 1998)

Spectral Readings: Towards a Gothic Geography (ed., with Glennis Byron, Macmillan, 1999)

A Companion to the Gothic (ed., Blackwell, 2000)

Writing the Passions (Longman, 2000)

Postcolonial Imaginings: Fictions of a New World Order (Edinburgh University Press, 2000)

The Gothic (with Glennis Byron, Blackwell, 2004)

The Influence of Postmodernism on Contemporary Writing (Edwin Mellen Press, 2005)

Metaphor (Routledge, 2007)

Modernity (Palgrave, 2007)

Rapture: Literature, Addiction, Secrecy (Sussex Academic Press, 2009)

A New Companion to the Gothic (ed., Blackwell, 2012)

The Encyclopaedia of the Gothic (ed., with William Hughes and Andrew Smith, Blackwell, 2013)

The Literature of Pity (Edinburgh University Press, 2014)

The Gothic Condition: Terror, History and the Psyche (University of Wales Press, 2016)

The Edinburgh Companion to the Gothic and the Arts (ed., Edinburgh University Press, 2019)