NYU Black Renaissance Noire Winter 2014 - Page 130

“Madwoman in the Attic: 128 The Female Gothic in 19th Century Literature” “Madwoman in the Attic” is an installation that examines insane, female protagonists from 19th Century novels. A study-like atmosphere is created with haunting wallpaper, portrait paintings, bookworks, and miniature dioramas that illustrate the various demented women and their distorted visions. Visual Arts By LEZLEY SAAR