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3 edition of Castle of Otranto found in the catalog.

Castle of Otranto

the old English baron.

by Horace Walpole

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Published by J.F. Dove in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe old English baron.
SeriesDove"s English classics
ContributionsWalpole, Horace, 1717-1797
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 152, 116 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23284409M
OCLC/WorldCa22398077

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole. The Castle of Otranto () is credited with being the first published work of Gothic the intellectuals of the Enlightenment discredited its facts as "fake" because its superstitious elements combined history with fiction, Walpole paved the way for many great Gothic authors to follow. The Castle of Otranto tells the story of Prince Manfred and his family, which includes his wife Hippolita and his children Conrad and Matilda. It purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades.

The Castle of Otranto Horace Walpole Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): Publication Date: Download Links (below donate buttons).   The Castle of Otranto Audiobook Year Published: Language: English Country of Origin: England Genre: Gothic Keywords: fate, gothic fiction, mystery, supernatural The Castle of Otranto is. ― Horace Walpole, quote from The Castle of Otranto “Manfred, Prince of Otranto, had one son and one daughter: the latter, a most beautiful virgin, aged eighteen, was called Matilda. Conrad, the son, was three years younger, a homely youth, sickly, and of no promising disposition; yet he was the darling of his father, who never showed any.

The Castle of Otranto: A Gothic Story by Horace Walpole and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   He roamed Europe, became Earl in his father’s place, wrote The Castle of Otranto, and owned a printing press with which he published what sound like some frankly boring books (“Anecdotes of Painting in England,” is one). Oh, and according to Wikipedia, he invented the word “serendipity.” So that’s good. On to the craziness of the book!Author: Peter Damien.   Book Excerpt which stood near the castle, and came back open- mouthed, declaring that the helmet was missing from Alfonso's statue. Manfred, at this news, grew perfectly frantic; and, as if he sought a subject on which to vent the tempest within him, he rushed again on the young peasant, crying /5(5).


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The first edition, "The Castle of Otranto: A Story, translated by William Marshal", was published in December (but marked on the title-page)/5(). The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(21K).About the Book.

The Castle ebook Otranto. Published inthis work is considered the first gothic novel in the English language; its supernatural happenings and mysterious ambiance were widely emulated in the genre.