Gothic Translation France, 1760–1830

Authored by: Angela Wright

The Gothic World

Print publication date:  October  2013
Online publication date:  October  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415637442
eBook ISBN: 9780203490013
Adobe ISBN: 9781135053062

10.4324/9780203490013.ch19

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Abstract

The English school can still be recognised by its subterranean spaces, its trapdoors and honest bandits who, from Radcliff [sic] to M. Dinocour [sic] have made us shiver with fear so many times. The power of these mysterious terrors has somewhat diminished, and if English novelists have nothing better to offer us, they must be given a taste of their own medicine.

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