Latitudinarianism and the Novels of Ann Radcliffe

  title={Latitudinarianism and the Novels of Ann Radcliffe},
  author={Robert J. Mayhew},
  journal={Texas Studies in Literature and Language},
  pages={273 - 301}
  • R. Mayhew
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • History
  • Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Criticism of the novels of Ann Radcliff e has traditionally focused on their relationship with the generic norms of Gothic fiction. This has been the case since the earliest biographical writings, namely Sir Walter Scott's assessment and the memoir attached to Radcliffe's posthumously published novel, Gaston de Blondeville.1 Criticism developing this interpretation has seen Radcliff e in the forward-looking context of subsequent developments in the format of the Gothic novel. Radcliffe is… 
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