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The old manor house

Author: Charlotte Smith; Anne Henry Ehrenpreis
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, 1969.
Series: Oxford English novels.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Old Manor House (1794), Charlotte Smith combines elements of the romance, the Gothic, recent history, and culture to produce both a social document and a compelling novel. A "property romance," the love story of Orlando and Monimia revolves around the Manor House as inheritable property. In situating their romance as dependent on the whims of property owners, Smith critiques a society in love with money at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Gothic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Charlotte Turner, 1749-1806.
Old manor house.
London, Oxford U.P., 1969
(OCoLC)551397493
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Smith; Anne Henry Ehrenpreis
ISBN: 0192553178 9780192553171
OCLC Number: 44151
Description: xxx, 544 pages : illustration, portrait ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oxford English novels.
Responsibility: Charlotte Smith ; edited with an introduction by Anne Henry Ehrenpreis.

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In The Old Manor House (1794), Charlotte Smith combines elements of the romance, the Gothic, recent history, and culture to produce both a social document and a compelling novel. A "property romance," the love story of Orlando and Monimia revolves around the Manor House as inheritable property. In situating their romance as dependent on the whims of property owners, Smith critiques a society in love with money at the expense of its most vulnerable members, the dispossessed. --www.barnesandnoble.com.

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