The Mysteries of Udolpho

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 2005 - Castles - 699 pages
Trapped in a gloomy medieval fortress, an orphaned heroine battles the devious schemes of her guardians as well as her own pensive visions and melancholy fancies. Generations of readers have thrilled to this famous Gothic tale and its hypnotic pre-Freudian exploration of the psyche. A best-seller upon its 1794 publication, the novel continues to enchant generations of readers with its suspenseful plot and surrealistic portrayals of human consciousness.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER I
3
CHAPTER II
22
CHAPTER III
30
CHAPTER IV
39
CHAPTER V
53
CHAPTER VI
61
CHAPTER VII
79
CHAPTER VIII
89
CHAPTER XXXI
407
CHAPTER XXXII
431
CHAPTER XXXIII
441
CHAPTER XXXIV
460
CHAPTER XXXV
483
CHAPTER XXXVI
494
CHAPTER XXXVII
507
CHAPTER XXXVIII
514

CHAPTER IX
106
CHAPTER X
111
CHAPTER XI
125
CHAPTER XII
130
CHAPTER XIII
152
CHAPTER XIV
173
CHAPTER XV
183
CHAPTER XVI
195
CHAPTER XVII
227
CHAPTER XVIII
236
CHAPTER XIX
256
CHAPTER XX
287
CHAPTER XXI
306
CHAPTER XXII
310
CHAPTER XXIII
325
CHAPTER XXIV
340
CHAPTER XXV
348
CHAPTER XXVI
358
CHAPTER XXVII
369
CHAPTER XXVIII
375
CHAPTER XXIX
389
CHAPTER XXX
394
CHAPTER XXXIX
530
CHAPTER XL
537
CHAPTER XLI
540
CHAPTER XLII
549
CHAPTER XLIII
557
CHAPTER XLIV
564
CHAPTER XLV
577
CHAPTER XLVI
588
CHAPTER XLVII
592
CHAPTER XLVIII
600
CHAPTER XLIX
612
CHAPTER L
617
CHAPTER LI
640
CHAPTER LII
651
CHAPTER LIII
660
CHAPTER LIV
664
CHAPTER LV
677
CHAPTER LVI
687
CHAPTER LVII
694
ENDNOTES
697
SUGGESTED READING
699
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Ann Radcliffe was born Ann Ward in England on July 9, 1764. She was the only child of William Ward and Anne Oates Ward. In 1788 she married William Radcliffe. They had no children. Ann published The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne in 1789. Other works include A Sicilian Romance, The Romance of the Forest, The Mysteries of Udolpho, and The Italian. She found much success with The Romance of the Forest and it established her as a Gothic novelist. Her later novels influenced other authors including Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, and Mary Wollstonecraft. She died on February 7, 1823 from respiratory problems.

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