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The Old English Baron: a Gothic Story - Clara Reeve
The Old English Baron: a Gothic Story
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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0082QCWIW
Pages no: 156
Edition language: English
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Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
3.5 Gothic architecture, gothic archetypes
Books don't beget other books. One of the things that bothers me about literary analysis of modern (1970 to present) romance novels is that it tends to assume that one novel gives rise to another without human intervention. In her own preface to The Old English Baron, Clara Reeve clearly states t...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
2.0 The Old English Baron: a Gothic Story
This is supposedly a rewrite of Castle of Otranto, aimed at making it more plausible, but it doesn't really work as a rewrite, and on its own, it's a little dull.Basically, Reeve looked at the chaotic lunacy that is Otranto, and said, "you know what bothers me, the peasant boy turning out to be of n...
Michelle
Michelle rated it
2.0 A hero's quest for robbed inheritance
Firs published in 1777, this was an ambitious re-write of Walpole's The Castle of Otranto. Since I've read Walpole's gothic novel, I was curious to know what the re-write has to offer. And to be honest, despite the negative reviews, I liked The Old English Baron much more than I did The Castle of Ot...
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