Ann Radcliffe, Romanticism and the Gothic by Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

By Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

This ebook bargains distinct and clean views upon the literary productions of 1 of the main hugely remunerated and largely in demand authors of the Romantic interval, Ann Radcliffe (1764–1823). whereas drawing upon, consolidating and enriching the severe impulses mirrored in Radcliffe scholarship up to now, this choice of essays, composed through a number of well known students of the Romantic interval, additionally foregrounds the hitherto missed facets of the author's paintings. Radcliffe's family to Romantic-era trip writing; the advanced political ideologies that lie at the back of her historiographic endeavours; her poetry and its relation to institutionalised sorts of Romanticism; and her literary connections to eighteenth-century women's writing are all tested during this assortment. delivering clean issues of the well known Gothic fictions and increasing the appreciation of Radcliffe in new severe instructions, the gathering reappraises Radcliffe's complete oeuvre in the wider literary and political contexts of her time.

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