Download e-book for kindle: Ann Radcliffe, Romanticism and the Gothic by Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

By Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

This ebook bargains certain and clean views upon the literary productions of 1 of the main hugely remunerated and generally favourite authors of the Romantic interval, Ann Radcliffe (1764–1823). whereas drawing upon, consolidating and enriching the serious impulses mirrored in Radcliffe scholarship to this point, this selection of essays, composed by way of a number of well known students of the Romantic interval, additionally foregrounds the hitherto missed facets of the author's paintings. Radcliffe's relatives 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 different types of Romanticism; and her literary connections to eighteenth-century women's writing are all tested during this assortment. delivering clean concerns of the well known Gothic fictions and lengthening the appreciation of Radcliffe in new serious instructions, the gathering reappraises Radcliffe's complete oeuvre in the wider literary and political contexts of her time.

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