Dracula

DraculaYou can find an alternative cover edition for this ISBN here and here n nA rich selection of background and source materials is provided in three areas Contexts includes probable inspirations for Dracula in the earlier works of James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard Also included are a discussion of

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Jane Eyre

Jane EyreClicca qui per l edizione Storie senza tempo n nOrphaned as a child, Jane has felt an outcast her whole young life Her courage is tested once again when she arrives at Thornfield Hall, where she has been hired by the brooding, proud Edward Rochester to care for his ward Ad le Jane finds herself d

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Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

Frankenstein: The 1818 TextMary Shelley s seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monster n nThis edition is the original 1818 text, which preserves the hard hitting and politically charged aspects of Shelley s original writing, as well as her unflinching wit and strong female voice This edition also includes a

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The Woman in White

The Woman in WhiteIn one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth, stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white n nThe Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright s eerie encounter on a moonlit London ro

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering HeightsYou can find the redesigned cover of this edition HERE n nThis best selling Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1847 first edition of the novel For the Fourth Edition, the editor has collated the 1847 text with several modern editions and has corrected a number of variants, including accidentals

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The Mysteries of Udolpho

The Mysteries of UdolphoWith The Mysteries of Udolpho, Ann Radcliffe raised the Gothic romance to a new level and inspired a long line of imitators Portraying her heroine s inner life, creating a thick atmosphere of fear, and providing a gripping plot that continues to thrill readers today, The Mysteries of Udolpho is the

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Uncle Silas

Uncle SilasOne of the most significant and intriguing Gothic novels of the Victorian period and is enjoyed today as a modern psychological thriller In UNCLE SILAS 1864 Le Fanu brought up to date Mrs Radcliffe s earlier tales of virtue imprisoned and menaced by unscrupulous schemers The narrator, Maud Ruthy

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeStrange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886 The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or simply Jekyll Hyde It is

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger AbbeyJane Austen s first novel published posthumously in 1818 tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self delusion Though Austen s fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northa

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The Monk

The MonkHe now saw himself stained with the most loathed and monstrous sins, the object of universal execration doomed to perish in tortures the most severe n nShocking, erotic and violent, The Monk is the story of Ambrosio, torn between his spiritual vows and the temptations of physical pleasure His i

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Lady Audley's Secret

Lady Audley's SecretBigamy, child abandonment, deception, theft, murder, and insanity all take part of Mary Elizabeth Braddon s novel Her over the top drama was one of the most popular novels of the mid 1800s and provides an interesting portrayal of both class and gender issues as they intersect within the domestic s

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The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the ScrewA very young woman s first job governess for two weirdly beautiful, strangely distant, oddly silent children, Miles and Flora, at a forlorn estateAn estate haunted by a beckoning evil n nHalf seen figures who glare from dark towers and dusty windows silent, foul phantoms who, day by day, night b

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The Castle of Otranto

The Castle of OtrantoFirst published pseudonymously in 1764, The Castle of Otranto purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades In it Walpole attempted, as he declared in the Preface to the Second Edition, to blend the two kinds of romance the ancient and the modern Crammed with inv

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Villette

VilletteWith her final novel, Villette, Charlotte Bront reached the height of her artistic power First published in 1853, Villette is Bront s most accomplished and deeply felt work, eclipsing even Jane Eyre in critical acclaim Her narrator, the autobiographical Lucy Snowe, flees England and a tragic pas

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