Knihy od: Walpole, H. - Beckford, W. - Lewis, M.
Four Gothic Novels: Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Monk, Frankenstein (Oxford World's Classics)
Walpole, H. - Beckford, W. - Lewis, M. | Oxford University Press (1994)
Macabre and melodramtic, set in haunted castles or fantastic landscapes, Gothic tales became fashionable in the late eighteenth century with the publication of Horace Walpole´s The Castle of Otranto (1764). Crammed with catastrophe, terror, and ghostly interventions, the novel was an immediate success, and influenced numerous followers. These include William...
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