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A Sicilian Romance (Oxford World's Classics)

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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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Julia and Emilia Mazzini live secluded in an ancient mansion near the Straits of Messina. After their father's return to the island a neglected part of the house is haunted by a series of mysterious sights and sounds. The origin of these hauntings is only discovered after a series of pursuits.

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ISBN:
9780192836663
Editor:
Milbank, Alison
Author:
Milbank, Alison
Author:
Radcliffe, Ann
Author:
null, Ann
Author:
Radcliffe, Ann Ward
Author:
null, Alison
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 18th C
Subject:
Sicily (italy)
Subject:
Women's Studies
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 51
Publication Date:
19990311
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
5.1 x 7.6 x 0.6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Julia and Emilia Mazzini live secluded in an ancient mansion near the Straits of Messina. After their father's return to the island a neglected part of the house is haunted by a series of mysterious sights and sounds. The origin of these hauntings is only discovered after a series of pursuits.
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