The Castle of Otranto and the Man of Feeling, A Longman Cultural Edition (Longman Cultural Editions)

The Castle of Otranto and the Man of Feeling A Longman Cultural Edition Longman Cultural Editions Horace Walpole Henry Mackenzie The Castle of Otranto and The Man of Feeling A Longman Cultural Edition Editor Laura Mandell Series Editor Susan J Wolfson Affordably priced Longman Cultural Editions p

Horace Walpole Henry Mackenzie The Castle of Otranto and The Man of Feeling A Longman Cultural Edition Editor Laura Mandell Series Editor Susan J Wolfson Affordably priced, Longman Cultural Editions present classic works in provocative and illuminating contexts cultural, critical, and literary Each Longman Cultural Edition consists of the complete text of a key litHorace Walpole Henry Mackenzie The Castle of Otranto and The Man of Feeling A Longman Cultural Edition Editor Laura Mandell Series Editor Susan J Wolfson Affordably priced, Longman Cultural Editions present classic works in provocative and illuminating contexts cultural, critical, and literary Each Longman Cultural Edition consists of the complete text of a key literary work, supplemented by helpful annotations and followed by contextual materials that reveal the conversations and controversies of its historical moment Other Longman Cultural Editions NEW Oscar Wilde s The Picture of Dorian Gray Edited by Andrew Elfenbein 2007 Paper ISBN 0 321 42713 0 NEW Heart of Darkness, The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Works on Empire Edited by David Damrosch 2007 Paper ISBN 0 321 36467 8 NEW Frankenstein, Second Edition Edited by Susan J Wolfson 2007 Paper ISBN 0 321 39953 6 NEW A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria Edited by Anne K Mellor and Noelle Chao 2007 Paper ISBN 0 321 18273 1 Emma Edited by Frances Ferguson 2006 Paper ISBN 0 321 22504 X The Merchant of Venice Edited by Lawrence Danson 2005 Paper ISBN 0 321 16419 9 King Lear Edited by Claire McEachern 2005 Paper ISBN 0 321 10722 5 Northanger Abbey Edited by Marilyn Gaull 2005 Paper ISBN 0 321 20208 2 Hard Times Edited by Jeffrey Nunokawa and Gage McWeeny 2005 Paper ISBN 0 321 10721 7 Hamlet, Second Edition Edited by Constance Jo

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The Castle of Otranto and the Man of Feeling, A Longman Cultural Edition (Longman Cultural Editions)

  1. Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford also known as Horace Walpole was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto Along with the book, his literary reputation rests on his Letters, which are of significant social and political interest He was the son of Sir Robert Walpole, and cousin of Lord Nelson.

966 Reply to “The Castle of Otranto and the Man of Feeling, A Longman Cultural Edition (Longman Cultural Editions)”

  1. This edition consists of two short 18th century novels along with a bit of criticism and cultural context I checked it out because I wanted to read the Castle of Otranto, the first ever gothic novel I liked that one much better than The man of Feeling because of the gothic and supernatural aspects The language wasn t too hard to read, and someone had annotated in the margins, although most of her annotations were simply exclamatory reactions to her distaste for the personalities of the character [...]


  2. These texts are important as they are the beginnings of their genres, especially Otranto as the founder of Gothic Romance The Man of Feeling belongs to the sentimental genre, which not necessarily a founder of the sentimental, but you can see how he influenced later writers like Scott and Shelley Otranto plot pulls you right through, Man of Feeling, really lots of bits to mull over It s difficult to discern where Mackenzie stands in all the commentary and what he critiques in this novel.


  3. An interesting introduction to gothic literature, but I m not a fan of the way it is written both the writing style and the overly dramatic story This should make for an good text to analyze though, especially in regard to gender, the supernatural, etc I only read THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO.



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