TITLE

Sublime and Word-Painting in Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho

AUTHOR(S)
Elia, Adriano
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Textus;2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the evolution of the meaning of sublime from classical antiquity until the eighteenth century with emphasis on sublime features present in the recurrent descriptive passages in the book "The Mysteries of Udolpho," by Ann Radcliffe. Example of descriptive passages illustrating the interaction between sublimity and word-painting; Description of the interaction between cinema and fiction; Influence of landscape painter Salvator Rosa on Udolpho.
ACCESSION #
19991487

 

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