Ann Radcliffe: Horror and Terror


Ann Radcliffe:

·       One of the founders of Gothic fiction.

·       Gothic romancer.

·       Published three Gothic romances during the turbulent, post-French Revolutionary decade of 1790s:

- The Romance of the Forest (1791)

- The Mysteries of Udolpho: A Romance (1794)

- The Italian (late 1796 or early 1797)

·       Stands at the origin of feminist literacy consciousness - influenced Mary Wollstonecraft (in 1790s) (Mary Shelleys’ mother).

·       An


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