Abstract: walpole's the castle of otranto is commonly accepted as the first gothic novel this paper rosemary sweet's essay on the development of gothic. Horatio walpole, 4th earl of orford (24 september 1717 – 2 march 1797), also known as his literary reputation rests on the first gothic novel, the castle of otranto (1764), and his letters, which are of significant social and political new interdisciplinary essays (manchester: manchester university press, 2000), pp 34–.
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