Title: Hieroglyphic Tales
Author: Horace Walpole
Release Date: November 20, 2004 [EBook #14098]
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Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford Biographies (3)
Horace Walpole's literary productions reflect an extraordinary range of talents and interests: author of the first and most influential Gothic novel in English and of the first example of Gothic drama...
Horace Walpole was a significant figure in literary history, but his reputation would stand even higher if he had excelled in what today are regarded as the "major" genres. He wrote a pioneering book ...
Horace Walpole is known to literary scholars as the founder of a significant literary genre, the gothic novel, which he initiated with the publication of The Castle of Otranto, A Story. Translated by ...