The Mysteries of Udolpho and Other Gothic Novels by Ann Radcliffe

The Mysteries of Udolpho and Other Gothic Novels by Ann Radcliffe

by Ann Radcliffe

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Overview

THE MYSTERIES OF UDOLPHO AND OTHER GOTHIC NOVELS contains five Gothic works by English writer Ann Radcliffe. Radcliffe helped pioneer the Gothic novel, interweaving supernatural elements into a romantic style replete with vivid descriptions of nature and surroundings. Her work proved popular and helped to legitimize the Gothic genre as a distinct new form of writing. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.

• The Mysteries of Udolpho
• The Romance of the Forest
• The Italian
• A Sicilian Romance
• The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012965097
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 06/06/2011
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) was an English author and poetess. Little is known of Radcliffe's life since she shunned publicity and public contact. Born Ann Ward in London, she married William Radcliffe in 1787 and began writing for entertainment. Her work influenced a number of later writers including Edgar Alan Poe, Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, and the Marquis de Sade.

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