By Dale Townshend,Angela Wright

This publication bargains particular and clean views upon the literary productions of 1 of the main hugely remunerated and commonly favorite authors of the Romantic interval, Ann Radcliffe (1764–1823). whereas drawing upon, consolidating and enriching the severe impulses mirrored in Radcliffe scholarship to this point, this selection of essays, composed via a variety of popular students of the Romantic interval, additionally foregrounds the hitherto missed features of the author's paintings. Radcliffe's relatives 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 varieties of Romanticism; and her literary connections to eighteenth-century women's writing are all tested during this assortment. supplying 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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