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The Castle Spectre

The Castle Spectre F PHIL Nonsense nonsense Why pr ythee Alice do you think that your Lady s ghost would get up at night only to sing Lullaby for your amusement Besides how should a spirit which is nothing but air

  • Title: The Castle Spectre
  • Author: MatthewLewis
  • ISBN: 9781419156175
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • F PHIL Nonsense nonsense Why, pr ythee, Alice, do you think that your Lady s ghost would get up at night only to sing Lullaby for your amusement Besides, how should a spirit, which is nothing but air, play upon an instrument of material wood and cat gut

    The Castle Spectre The Castle Spectre The Castle Spectre is a dramatic romance in five acts by Matthew Monk Lewis It is a Gothic drama set in medieval Conway, Wales The Castle Spectre was first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on December In a period when very few plays reached ten performances in a season, The Castle Spectre by Matthew Lewis The Castle Spectre has ratings and reviews Bjrn Andr said Quite good The reading is made interesting by Lewis own notes throughout, and h The Castle Spectre Project Gutenberg Australia Persecuted heroines and conscience stung villains certainly have made their courtesies and bows to a British audience long before the appearance of The Castle Spectre the Friar and Alice are copies, but very faint ones, from Juliet s Nurse, and Sheridan s Father Paul, and Percy is a mighty pretty behaved young gentleman with nearly no character at all. The Castle Spectre The Castle Spectre and millions of other books are available for Kindle Learn Enter your mobile number or email address below and we ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Castle Spectre Dodo Press Matthew Gregory Lewis The Castle Spectre Dodo Press Matthew Gregory Lewis on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Matthew Gregory Lewis was a British author From Westminster School, he passed to Christ Church Matthew Gregory Lewis, The Castle Spectre Matthew Gregory Lewis, The Castle Spectre, Drury Lane, December , from Seven Gothic Dramas, , ed Jeffrey Cox Athens, OH Ohio UP, She then turns, approaches Angela, seems to invoke a blessing upon her, points to the picture, and retires to the oratory The music ceases, Angela rises with a wild look, The Castle Spectre Internet Archive LibriVox recording of The Castle Spectre by Matthew Lewis Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Written by Gothic writer Matthew Lewis, whose novel The Monk is one of the most enduring Gothic works from the eighteenth century, The Castle Spectre is one of Lewis earliest forays into drama, and a strong indication of his talents as a controversial and frightening entertainer. LibriVox The Castle Spectre Popular when it was first staged at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in , The Castle Spectre is an irresistible confection that deftly mixes light farce and romance with dark tragedy, keeping you on the edge of your seat right up to the final epilogue. The castle spectre, a drama In five acts First performed The castle spectre, a drama In five acts First performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on Thursday, December , Item Preview remove circle Share or Embed This Item.

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    1. Quite good! The reading is made more interesting by Lewis' own notes throughout, and his finishing appeal to the reader makes me wish to have seen the play back when it was being performed. There are quite a lot of predictable events and characters in the play (the heroine cannot really be an orphan, of course she has noble blood) but on the whole it was an entertaining read.

    2. I read this one right after I had read The Monk and I expected to have similar, very strong emotions. However, this is a melodrama. A very entertaining book, worth reading, but instead of reminding me of the author of The Monk, it reminded me of Oscar Wilde and The Importance of Being Earnest!! It was quite funny, witty-funny, I mean. I recommend it.

    3. This is tamer than "The Monk" -- I've seen other people compare it to Oscar Wilde and I definitely got that feeling from it, though Lewis was writing almost exactly 100 years before Wilde. More enjoyable than I thought it would be, and (view spoiler)[in the end the fact that the women act on their own behalf puts this miles above some of the other Gothic stuff we're reading. Sure, one of the women is a ghost, and she's acting out of some sort of need to protect her family, but still the fact th [...]

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