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The rise of supernatural fiction, 1762-1800

by E. J. Clery

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism,
    • Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Supernatural in literature,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Literature publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Ghost stories, English -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-217) and index.

      StatementE.J. Clery.
      SeriesCambridge studies in Romanticism ;, 12
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR858.S85 C58 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1086697M
      ISBN 10052145316X
      LC Control Number94010649

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      Emma Clery, The Rise of Supernatural Fiction Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0 X (hardback) Price: £30 (US$). Un article de la revue Romanticism on the Net (Numéro 1, february ) diffusée par la plateforme : Nicola Trott.   The ideas of supernatural elements, although pre-existent to the Victorian period, seemed to gain a certain momentum with the rise of the ghost story and supernatural elements in fiction. Although Gothic literature, as a genre, had been increasingly popular from the mid-eighteenth century, the Victorian period saw a rise in a new genre of Gothic.

      The one genre supernatural fiction appears to embrace in its entirety is the traditional ghost story. The author of The Rise of Supernatural Fiction, states that the origins of supernatural fiction come from Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. Accounts of a ghost appearing on Cock Lane were featured in the newspapers.   The researchers looked at bestselling fiction titles over the last five years and found: “Outside of the top 1, authors (at most), printed book sales alone simply cannot provide a.


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