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From Longman's Cultural Editions series, Northanger Abbey, edited by Marilyn Gaull, presents Jane Austin's classic work along with a critical introduction and contextual materials on and from the period.
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List of Illustrations.
About Longman Cultural Editions.
About this Edition.
Jane Austen's Life and Times.
Table of Dates.
The Romance Plot.
Cupid and Psyche.
Horace Walpole The Castle of Otranto.
William Beckford Vathek.
Matthew Gregory Lewis The Monk.
Supernaturalism (Biographia Literaria).
The Mysteries of Udolpho.
Eaton Stannard Barrett The Heroine.
T.L. Peacock Nightmare Abbey.
“Faery lands forlorn.”
Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker.
From Gothic Romance to Historical Novel.
Sir Walter Scott Waverley.
The Picturesque, Enclosures, and Anti-Picturesque.
William GilpinObservations on the River Wye.
James Plumptre The Lakers.
Enclosures and the Anti-Picturesque.
George Crabbe The Village.
Reviews of Northanger Abbey.
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.
Suggestions for Further Reading.