Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook 1700-1820
In the 1790s, while across the Channel a political revolution raged, Britain was struck by a reading revolution, a taste for terror fiction that seemed to know no bounds. Ann Radcliffe and "Monk" Lewis were only the most celebrated of a host of writers purveying a new brand of "Gothic" literature. How is it that the age of Enlightenment gave rise to the genre of the litera...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 2nd 2000 by Manchester University Press
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