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By Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

This booklet deals distinctive and clean views upon the literary productions of 1 of the main hugely remunerated and extensively widespread 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 via more than a few well known students of the Romantic interval, additionally foregrounds the hitherto ignored points of the author's paintings. Radcliffe's kin to Romantic-era go back and forth writing; the advanced political ideologies that lie at the back of her historiographic endeavours; her poetry and its relation to institutionalised kinds 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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