Or, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker
Edgar Huntly by Charles Brockden Brown
Book DescriptionOne of the first American Gothic novels, Edgar Huntly (1787) mirrors the social and political temperaments of the postrevolutionary United States. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140390629
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Apr-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Wieland, or, the Transformation, Paperback (August 2010)
Set in rural Pennsylvania in the 1760s and based on the true story of a religious fanatic who slaughtered his family, this Gothic milestone offers compelling reflections of the colonial era's social and political anxieties.
Ormond or the Secret Witness, Paperback (September 2009)
Develops a sustained meditation on late-Enlightenment debates concerning political liberty, women's rights, conventions of sex-gender, and their relation to the reshaping of an Atlantic world in the throes of transformation. This edition includes "Alcuin (1798)", a dialogue on women's rights and marriage.
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A tale that leads from ventriloquism and mania to a family murder and emotional breakdown. It ties revolutionary-era Gothic themes to struggles over the politics of Enlightenment on both sides of the Atlantic.
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