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Ann Radcliff - A Short Biography Richard Garnett

Ann Radcliff - A Short Biography

Richard Garnett

Published June 20th 2011
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A short biography of Ann Radcliff, an English author considered the pioneer of the gothic novel (although she was not the first to publish a book of this style). Her style is romantic in its vivid descriptions of landscapes, and long travel scenes,MoreA short biography of Ann Radcliff, an English author considered the pioneer of the gothic novel (although she was not the first to publish a book of this style). Her style is romantic in its vivid descriptions of landscapes, and long travel scenes, yet the Gothic element is obvious through her use of the supernatural. It was her triumph of reason, and explanation of the seemingly inexplicable supernatural that helped the Gothic novel to become culturally acceptable.