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The mysterious mother. A tragedy

Horace Walpole

The mysterious mother. A tragedy

By the Hon. Horace Walpole.

by Horace Walpole

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Published in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7400, no. 12.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiii,[1],92p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16829126M

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A tragedy about incest which. Posted on Ap by Misty Gale Anderson This plot summary of The Mysterious Mother attempts to preserve the flow of information as it is revealed to the viewer.

The gothic tragedy opens as Edmund, Count of Narbonne, returns to his ancestral home from the crusades with his friend and fellow soldier Florian. The Mysterious Mother by Horace Walpole. Publication date Publisher printed for John Archer, William Jones, and Richard White Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the. Staging The Mysterious Mother — Misty Gale Anderson As part of Yale’s Lewis Walpole Library “Walpolooza,” a year-long celebration of Horace Walpole’s work and influence inI had the pleasure to direct The Mysterious Mother, his gothic, campy, double-incest tragedy deemed “too dreadful” for the stage.

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London: Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell Court, for Ann Lemoine, White-Rose Court, Coleman Street, and J. Roe, No. 90, Houndsditch, []. The mysterious mother: a tragedy / by the Hon. Horace Walpole ; with the author's postscript. The Online Books Page The Mysterious Mother: A Tragedy. Title: The Mysterious Mother: A Tragedy: Author: Walpole, Horace, Note: London, Link: page images at Google: Stable link here: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

Walpole’s brooding and intense drama, The Mysterious Mother, focuses on the protagonist’s angst over an act of incest with his mother, and includes the appearance of Father Benedict, Gothic literature’s first evil monk.

Walpole’s brooding and intense drama, The Mysterious Mother, focuses on the protagonist’s angst over an act of incest with his mother, and includes the 4/5(3).

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A tragedy in blank verse by Horace Walpole, printed at Strawberry Hill in It deals with the remorse of a mother (the countess of Narbonne) for an act of incest committed many years before. The theme shocked many of his admirers but greatly interested Byron, who described the play as ‘a tragedy of the highest order, and not a puling love‐play’.

Get this from a library. The mysterious mother: a tragedy, [Horace Walpole] -- Manuscript, in a single hand, of a transcript of Walpole's tragedic play, written in blank verse, concerning incest and clerical corruption. At the end of the volume are included transcripts of.

On May 2nd, an enthusiastic audience filled the lecture hall at the Yale Center for British Art for the first known north-American performance of Horace Walpole’s The Mysterious Mother (). Walpole’s play is a gothic dramatic counterpart to his more famous gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto ().

This under-appreciated tragedy of incest and intrigue was initially circulated only among the author’s friends. Walpole’s brooding and intense drama, The Mysterious Mother, focuses on the protagonist’s angst over an act of incest with his mother, The Mysterious Mother; A Tragedy.

Preface to the Edition Advertisement from the Publishers this book includes a chronology of Walpole’s life and work, a collection of his correspondence Price: $Google Book Search helps readers discover the world's books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences.

You can search through the full text of this book on the web at |http: //books. google. com/ I-*- i.1 VMYSTERIOUS MOTHER. A TRAGEDY* •BY THE HON.“The Mysterious Mother, A Tragedy is set in the dawn of the Reformation; the scene is a castle, of course.

There are two villainous friars, a faithful friend, a faithful porter, damsels, orphans, mutes. The plot turns on a double incest.