4 edition of Ann Radcliffe found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 149-153.
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I apprehend, that neither Shakespeare nor Milton by their fictions, nor Mr. For, often when the traveller is benighted on his way, And I glimmer in his path, and would guide him thro' the grove, They bind me in Ann Radcliffe magic spells to lead him far astray; And in the mire to leave him, till the stars are all burnt out, While, in strange-looking shapes, they frisk about the ground, And, afar in the woods, they raise a dismal shout, 'Till I shrink into my cell again for terror of the sound!
welcome, welcome to my home! " The Romance of the Forest, 3 vols. [PAGE 374] But, while thy long delay I mourn, And chide the sweet shades for their guile, Thou may'st be true, and they forlorn, And fairy Ann Radcliffe court thy smile. --- The loud lament yet bear not on your breath! [PAGE 98] Far on the rocky shores the surges sound, The lashing whirlwinds cleave the vast profound; While high in air, amid the rising storm, Driving the blast, sits Danger's black'ning form. The Romance of the Forest, 3 vols.
[PAGE 230] Mother of Roses!
It seemed as if the whole vessel had parted. Every one will be sensible of this, who considers how greatly night adds to our dread, in all cases of danger, and how much the notions of ghosts and goblins, of which none can form clear ideas, affect minds which give credit to the popular tales concerning such sorts of beings.
Stanley Kunitz and Howard Haycraft, eds, British Authors Before 1800: A Biographical Dictionary NY: H. Lovecraft praised her for adding to the genre "a genuine sense of Ann Radcliffe unearthly in scene and Ann Radcliffe which closely approached genius; eery touch of setting and action contributing artistically to the impression of illimitable frightfulness which she wished to convey. Ah, merry swain, who laugh'd along the vales, And with your gay pipe made the mountains ring, Why leave your cot, your woods, and thymy gales, And friends belov'd, for aught that wealth can bring?
When April buds begin to blow, The primrose, and the hare-bell blue, That on the verdant moss bank grow, With violet cups, that weep in dew; [PAGE 373] When wanton gales breathe through the shade, And shake the blooms, and steal their sweets, And swell the song of ev'ry glade, I Ann Radcliffe the forest's green retreats: There, through the tangled wood-walks play, Where no rude urchin paces near, Where scarcely peeps the sultry day, And light dews freshen all the air.
Now the bat circles on the breeze of eve, That creeps, in shudd'ring sits, along the wave, And trembles 'mid the woods, and through the cave Whose lonely sighs the wanderer deceive; For oft, when melancholy charms his mind, He thinks the Spirit of the rock he hears, Nor listens, but with sweetly-thrilling fears, To the low, mystic murmurs of the wind!
Ann Radcliffe merry sound the camel bells, so gay, And merry beats fond Hamet's heart, for he, E'er the dim ev'ning steals upon Ann Radcliffe day, His children, wife and happy home shall see. " Radcliffe was unique in that she was known for including supernatural elements but eventually giving readers a rational explanation for the supernatural.
what avails the seamen's toiling care! Eve yields to night, the breeze to wintry gales, In one vast shade the seas and shores repose; He turns his aching eyes,---his spirit fails, The chill tear falls;---sad to the deck he goes! Whose varying hues arise to Fancy's art, And by her magic force are swift combin'd In forms that please, and scenes that touch the heart: Oh! Alison Flood,The Guardian, 30 January 2014.
The romantic landscape, the background, is the best thing in all her books; the characters are two dimensional, the plots far fetched and improbable, with 'elaboration of means and futility of result'.