The Mysteries of Udolpho: A Romance

Author(s): Ann Radcliffe


This classic novel tells the story of the orphaned Emily St. Aubert who find herself separated from the man she loves and confined within the Castle of Udolpho. A new introduction discusses the Gothic Romance genre, Radcliffe's use of the supernatural and there are explanatory textual notes.


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Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) was the leading exponent of Gothic fiction. During her lifetime she published five novels including A Sicilian Romance (1790), The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) and The Italian (1797), as well as a collection of European travel writings. Her novels were immensely popular and much imitated. Jacqueline Howard is Co-ordinator of English and Languages at St. Mary's College in Adelaide, South Australia, and author of 'Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach'.

General Fields

  • : 9780140437591
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.479
  • : March 2001
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 29mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 704
  • : 823.6
  • : en
  • : 0106/1
  • : Paperback
  • : Ann Radcliffe