Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Four Gothic Novels : The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Monk, and Frankenstein - 94 edition

Four Gothic Novels : The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Monk, and Frankenstein (ISBN10: 0192823310; ISBN13: 9780192823311)
ISBN13: 978-0192823311
ISBN10: 0192823310

Summary: Macabre and melodramatic, set in haunted castles or fantastic landscapes, Gothis tales became fashionable in the late eighteenth century with the publication of Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto (1764). Crammed with catastrophe, terror, and ghostly interventions, the novel was an immediate success, and influenced numberous followers. These include William Beckford's Vathek (1786), which alternates grotesque comedy with scenes of exotic magnificence ...show more in the story of the ruthless Caliph Vathek's journey to damnation. The Monk (1796), by Matthew Lewis, is a violent tale of ambition, murder, and incest, set in the sinister monastery of the Capuchins in Madrid. Frankenstein (1818, 1831) is Mary Shelley's disturbing and perennially popular tale of a young student who learns the secret of giving life to a creature made from human relics, with horrific consequences.
This collection illustrates the range and attraction of the gothic novel. Extreme and sensational, each of the four printed here is alos a powerful psychological story of isolation and monomania.

...show less

Edition/Copyright: 94
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 08/18/1994
International: No



List Price: $18.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Rental
Save $8.96 (47%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

18 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Four Gothic Novels : The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Monk, and Frankenstein
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (18)  |  New (6)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (8)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$16.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Big Hearted Books
Sharon, MA
Seller Rating: 0
Fair This item is listed as acceptable and probably has been well used. It could have considerable writing or highlighting throughout but is still usable and has been priced accordingly. Please don' ...show moret buy it if you are expecting a really nice copy. It has a couple more reads left before it's time to be recycled. Big Hearted Books guarantees to process your order within 1 business day, offers expedited shipping, and no hassle returns. By purchasing this item, you are helping raise much needed funds for our charitable partners throughout New England. Big Hearted Books is sharing the love of books one book at a time! ...show less
$2.63
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
AwesomeBooksUSA
Valley Cottage, NY
Seller Rating: 4.35
18/08/1994 Paperback Used-Good Book in good or better condition. Dispatched same day from US or UK warehouse.
$4.22
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-McKinney
McKinney, TX
Seller Rating: 0
1994 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Dietrich8
Perris, CA
Seller Rating: 0
Moderate signs of wear and tear, contains some writing but still in good condition.
$5.77
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
spellbound PA
McKeesport, PA
Seller Rating: 4.82
1994-08-18 Paperback Good 0192823310 Good condition. Text is clean and unmarked! Shelf wear from storage, bruise/crease. --Be sure to compare seller feedback and ratings before purchasing--Has a sm ...show moreall black line on bottom/exterior edge of pages. Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the United States. If you would like to track your domestic order please be sure to select the Priority/Expedited Shipping option. ...show less
$5.82
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
spellbound PA
McKeesport, PA
Seller Rating: 4.82
1994-08-18 Very Good 0192823310 Very Good Condition! Light shelf wear to cover from storage. Has a small black line on edge of pages. Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the Uni ...show moreted States. If you would like to track your domestic order please be sure to select the Priority/Expedited Shipping option. ...show less
$11.08
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
German Books Etc
Fairford, 00
Seller Rating: 4.08
New Book from multilingual publisher. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Please check language within??the description. Established seller since 2000.
$11.28
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.41
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$18.12
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
worldofbooks
Goring-By-Sea,
Seller Rating: 3.84
Oxford, England 1994 Trade paperback Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Trade pa ...show moreperback (US). Glued binding. 624 p. Oxford World's Classics (Paperback). *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close