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Horace Walpole.

Austin Dobson

Horace Walpole.

A memoir; with an appendix of books printed at the Strawberry Hill press.

by Austin Dobson

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Published by Dodd, Mead & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walpole, Horace, -- 1717-1797

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Austin Dobson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination333 p.
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16302053M

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Two-hundred and fifty years ago, Horace Walpole published ‘The Castle of Otranto,’ a strange, campy book that’s widely considered to be the first Gothic novel. In real life, Walpole’s family was beset by tragedy and his life’s obsession was a Gothic castle called Strawberry Hill.

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There is a select bibliography and a chronology of the author, Horace Walpole. Importantly, the book includes both the first and second editions' title-pages and prefaces. The first edition, "The Castle of Otranto: A Story, translated by William Marshal", was published in December (but marked on the title-page)/5().

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He had Strawberry Hill House built in Twickenham, south-west London, reviving the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors. Horace Walpole (–97) was an English writer, connoisseur, and collector best known for The Castle of Otranto, which was the first Gothic novel in English and among the earliest horror stories.

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