The Castle of Otranto was published

The first gothic novel by Horace Walpole was The Castle of Otranto was published in England in 1764. The pro-romantic work became the convention of the Gothic genre with a dark ruined castle, an innocent heroine in peril, a sinister villain, and mysterious, supernatural events.

Date:
      1764
Name(s):
      Horace Walpole
Occupation:
      Author
Location:
      England


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