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Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

Autor(a) de The Castle of Otranto

159+ Works 4,947 Membros 147 Reviews 8 Favorited

About the Author

Horace Walpole was born in London on September 24, 1717 and educated at Eton College and Kings College, Cambridge. Upon his return from college, Walpole was elected to Parliament and served until 1768. He was the youngest son of British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole. He was known as The Earl of mostrar mais Orford. Walpole opened a private press that published his own works and that of his friends. He is well known for his Gothic romance novel, The Castle of Otranto. Horace Walpole died in London on March 2, 1797, after which his title became extinct since he never married or had children. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Horace Walpole

The Castle of Otranto (1764) 3,698 cópias
Hieroglyphic Tales (1978) 67 cópias
Letters of Horace Walpole (1951) — Autor — 26 cópias
Tres piezas góticas (1997) 10 cópias
Walpoliana (2012) 10 cópias
Romans terrifiants (1997) 7 cópias
The Castle of Otranto - Vathek (1983) — Autor — 4 cópias
Horace Walpole's Correspondence (1973) — Editor — 1 exemplar(es)
Essay on Modern Gardening (2008) 1 exemplar(es)
A World Extraordinary 1 exemplar(es)
Hiyeroglif Masallar (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
The Bird's Nest 1 exemplar(es)
A True Love Story 1 exemplar(es)
The Yale edition of Horace Walpole's correspondence (1937) — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment (1988) — Contribuinte — 263 cópias
Eighteenth-Century English Literature (1969) — Autor — 188 cópias
The Phantom of the Opera and Other Gothic Tales (2018) — Contribuinte — 185 cópias
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction (1960) — Contribuinte — 147 cópias
Seven Masterpieces of Gothic Horror (1963) — Contribuinte — 102 cópias
Treasury Of Gothic & Supernatural (1981) — Contribuinte — 97 cópias
Shorter novels of the eighteenth century (1930) — Contribuinte — 90 cópias
Northanger Abbey/Castle of Otranto/Mysteries of Udolpho (1963) — Contribuinte — 56 cópias

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Beautiful Gothic Horror -- 1976 Castle of Otranto em Folio Society Devotees (Outubro 2022)
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole - lyzard tutoring SqueakyChu em 75 Books Challenge for 2012 (Janeiro 2015)

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O principe Manfredo quer usurpar o castelo pertencente à sua familia e afastar o herdeiro legitimo da antiga propriedade. Mas forças sobrenaturais terríveis e poderosas cumprem a maldição que atinge os decendentes do usurpador, impedindo a posse definitiva do castelo e fazendo-se respeitar a tradição de séculos.
Publicada em 1784, esta é a primeira histótia de terror e suspense da literatura. Inspiradora de grandes autores, como Edgar Allan Poe e Bram Stoker, o Castelo de Otranto tornou-se a obra fundadora do genero mais conhecido da literatura, do teatro e do cinema até os dias de hoje.… (mais)
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
159
Also by
19
Membros
4,947
Popularidade
#5,078
Avaliação
3.2
Resenhas
147
ISBNs
422
Idiomas
14
Favorito
8

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