Eighteenth Century Collection Special Subsets: Birth of the Gothic Novel

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Includes the works of five 18th century writers whose work was among the first to contain the extremes of plot and characterization accompanied by vivid environmental descriptions that distinguished the Gothic novel: Horace Walpole, Clara Reeve, Anne Radcliffe, Matthew Gregory Lewis and William Beckford.

18 reels, 98 titles


"The final collection will match the resources of all but ten libraries in the world in holdings of 18th-century printed books...The Eighteenth Century Collection will create oases of research in scholarly deserts and bring instant relief to harassed teachers trying to construct courses around slim library resources..." -- Microform Review

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