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Essays in Gothic fiction

from Horace Walpole to Mary Shelley

by Stephen Robert Van Luchene

  • 19 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.,
    • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.,
    • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Robert Van Luchene ; [editorial supervision, Janet Byrne].
      SeriesGothic studies and dissertations
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR858.T3 V3 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p. ;
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4405580M
      ISBN 100405126492
      LC Control Number79008488
      OCLC/WorldCa6088084

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