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A Journey Made in the Summer of 1794, through Holland and the Western Frontier of Germany, with a Return Down the Rhine Vol. 2

By: Ann Ward Radcliffe
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Journey Made in the Summer of 1794, through Holland and the Western Frontier of Germany, with a Return Down the Rhine, Vol. 2" by Ann Ward Radcliffe is a captivating travelogue memoir that provides readers with a vivid glimpse into 18th-century European exploration. Radcliffe's narrative chronicles her journey through Holland and the Western Frontier of Germany, as well as her return down the picturesque Rhine River. Throughout the book, Radcliffe offers rich cultural observations, detailing historical landmarks, and providing vivid landscape descriptions that transport readers to the frontier regions of Europe. Her personal reflections add depth to the narrative, offering insights into the adventures and challenges she encountered during her travels. In addition to recounting her own experiences, Radcliffe provides sociopolitical commentary, offering readers a nuanced understanding of the cultural and political dynamics of the time. "A Journey Made in the Summer of 1794" stands as a valuable historical document, capturing the spirit of adventure and exploration that characterized 18th-century travel in Europe.

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Ann Ward Radcliffe

Ann Ward Radcliffe was an English novelist who pioneered Gothic fiction. Her technique of explaining seemingly supernatural themes in her writings is recognized with elevating Gothic fiction in the 1790s. Radcliffe was the most popular writer of her time and almost universally admired; contemporary critics dubbed her the great enchantress and the Shakespeare of romance authors, and her reputation lasted into the nineteenth century. The release of three biographies rekindled interest in Radcliffe and her work in the early twenty-first century. Ann Radcliffe was an English novelist who pioneered Gothic fiction. Her technique of explaining seemingly supernatural themes in her writings is recognized with elevating Gothic fiction in the 1790s. Radcliffe was the most popular writer of her time and almost universally admired; contemporary critics dubbed her the great enchantress and the Shakespeare of romance authors, and her reputation lasted into the nineteenth century. The release of three biographies rekindled interest in Radcliffe and her work in the early twenty-first century. Radcliffe was born Ann Ward in Holborn, London, on July 9, 1764. She was the only child of William Ward (1737-1798) and Ann Oates (1726-1800), and her mother was 36 when she gave birth.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 156pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362765306
  • ISBN-13: 9789362765307
  • Item Weight: 202.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.96mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / History