The Mysteries of Udolpho

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 10‏/08‏/2016 - 470 من الصفحات
Ann Radcliffe was an English author best known for her Gothic novels. Radcliffe is considered one of the founders of the Gothic literature and her classic books helped popularize the genre. Radcliffe's best known work is The Mysteries of Udolpho which is also notable for playing a big part in Jane Austen's novel Northanger Abbey.The Mysteries of Udolpho is considered to be one of the greatest Gothic novels ever written. The action centers around Emily St. Aubert, a loving and sensitive heroine who endures many hardships after she is forced to live with her aunt.

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Ann Radcliffe was born Ann Ward in England on July 9, 1764. She was the only child of William Ward and Anne Oates Ward. In 1788 she married William Radcliffe. They had no children. Ann published The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne in 1789. Other works include A Sicilian Romance, The Romance of the Forest, The Mysteries of Udolpho, and The Italian. She found much success with The Romance of the Forest and it established her as a Gothic novelist. Her later novels influenced other authors including Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, and Mary Wollstonecraft. She died on February 7, 1823 from respiratory problems.

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