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Author Lee, Sophia, 1750-1824.

Title The recess, or, A tale of other times / Sophia Lee ; April Alliston, editor
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Eighteenth-century novels by women
Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Notes to the Introduction; Chronology of Events in Sophia Lee's Life; Note on the Text; The Recess; or, A Tale of Other Times; Dedication; Advertisement; Volume I. Part I; Part II; Volume II. Part III; Part IV; Volume III. Part IV, continued; Part V; Part VI; Emendations; Notes to the Novel; Bibliography
Summary First published in an era when most novels about young women concentrated on courtship and ended with marriage, The Recess daringly portrays women involved in political intrigues, overseas journeys, and even warfare. The novel is set during the reign of Elizabeth I and features as narrators twin daughters of Mary, Queen of Scots, by a secret marriage. One of the earliest Gothic novels, The Recess pioneered the genre of historical fiction. The novel was also one of the first to describe characters and events from conflicting points of view and was wildly popular in its day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Gothic fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Alliston, April.
ISBN 0813109787 (paperback: alk. paper)
0813121469 (alk. paper)
0813158354 electronic bk
9780813109787 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780813121468 (alk. paper)
9780813158358 electronic bk
Other Titles Recess
Tale of other times