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By Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

This e-book deals specific and clean views upon the literary productions of 1 of the main hugely remunerated and greatly 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 number of essays, composed via various popular students of the Romantic interval, additionally foregrounds the hitherto ignored points of the author's paintings. Radcliffe's family members to Romantic-era go back and forth writing; the complicated political ideologies that lie in the back of her historiographic endeavours; her poetry and its relation to institutionalised types of Romanticism; and her literary connections to eighteenth-century women's writing are all tested during this assortment. supplying clean concerns of the well known Gothic fictions and increasing 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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