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Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto; Vathek; Frankenstein

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Walpole's The Castle of Otranto , Beckford's Vathek , and Shelley's Frankenstein The Gothic novel, which flourished from about 1765 until 1825, revels in the horrible and the supernatural, in suspense and exotic settings. This volume, with its erudite introduction by Mario Praz, presents three of the most celebrated Gothic novels: The Castle of Otranto , published pseudonymously in 1765, is one of the first of the genre and the most truly Gothic of the three. Vathek (1786), an oriental tale by an eccentric ...

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Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto; Vathek; Frankenstein
1968, Penguin Group, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140430363

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