Women's gothic: from Clara Reeve to Mary Shelley
An updated edition of this popular study of the major women writers of Gothic literature:Clara Reeve, Sophia Lee, Ann Radcliffe,Joanna Baillie, Charlotte Dacre and Mary Shelley whose Frankenstein (1818) has attained mythical status. This is an exciting introduction to an important literary mode.
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Clara Reeve and Sophia Lee
Joanna Baillie and Charlotte Dacre
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