The Monk (Paperback)

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The Monk: A Romance is a Gothic novel by Matthew Gregory Lewis, published in 1796. A quickly written book from early in Lewis's career (in one letter he claimed to have written it in ten weeks, but other correspondence suggests that he had at least started it, or something similar, a couple of years earlier), it was published before he turned twenty. It is a prime example of the male Gothic that specializes in the aspect of horror. Its convoluted and scandalous plot has made it one of the most important Gothic novels of its time, often imitated and adapted for the stage and the screen.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781546921783
ISBN-10: 1546921788
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 25th, 2017
Pages: 366
Language: English