A Sicilian Romance (Oxford World's Classics)

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Author: Ann Radcliffe

Brand: Ann Radcliffe

Edition: 1

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  • A Sicilian Romance

ISBN: 0199537399

Number Of Pages: 256

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Details: In A Sicilian Romance (1790) Ann Radcliffe began to forge the unique mixture of the psychology of terror and poetic description that would make her the great exemplar of the Gothic novel, and the idol of the Romantics. This early novel explores the cavernous landscapes and labyrinthine passages of Sicily's castles and convents to reveal the shameful secrets of its all-powerful aristocracy.

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EAN: 9780199537396