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" I waked one morning, in the beginning of last June, from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost banister... "
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The Surrealist Parade

Wayne Andrews - Art - 1990 - 178 pages
...this novel. For proof he could turn to Walpole's letter of March 9, 1765, to his friend William Cole. "Shall I confess to you what was the origin of this romance?" Walpole wrote. "I waked one morning in the beginning of last June from a dream, of which all I could...
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Gothic (Re)Visions: Writing Women as Readers

Susan Wolstenholme - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 201 pages
...began its reestablishment as a convention for describing the origin of a Gothic novel: Shall I even confess to you, what was the origin of this romance!...beginning of last June, from a dream, of which, all 1 could recover, was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head...
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The Columbia History of the British Novel

John Richetti, John Bender, Deirdre David, Michael Seidel - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 1064 pages
...all the fanfare of a bored aristocrat telling his dreams over breakfast. "I waked one morning . . . from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle . . . and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw a gigantic hand in armour." Because...
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Exhibited by Candlelight: Sources and Developments in the Gothic Tradition

Valeria Tinkler-Villani, Peter Davidson, Jane Stevenson - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 298 pages
...these works were actually inspired by dreams. Walpole, in a celebrated letter of 9 March 1765, reports: I waked one morning in the beginning of last June...a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine 14. MS Townshend....
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De romantische griezelroman: gothic novel : een merkwaardig rand ...

Hendrik van Gorp - English fiction - 1998 - 120 pages
...genesis van deze roman schrijft hij in een brief van 9 maart 1765 aan Rev. William Cole het volgende : Shall I ... confess to you what was the origin of...a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with Gothic story)...
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Tradition und Verfremdung: Friedrich Dürrenmatt und der klassische Detektivroman

Stefan Riedlinger - Detective and mystery stories - 2000 - 244 pages
...unter den Händen hervor: .. 'Shall l ever confess you, what was the origin of this romance! l waked up one morning, in the beginning of last June, from a dream, of which, all I cottld recover was, that l had thought my self in an andent castle [...] and ihat on the uppermost...
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A Self-made Surrealist: Ideology and Aesthetics in the Work of Henry Miller

Caroline Blinder - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 170 pages
...in which the Gothic medieval setting provides the backdrop for an automatic experience: Shall I even confess to you what was the origin of this romance? I waked, one morning . . . from a dream of which all I could recover was that I had thought myself in an ancient castle...
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The Trauma of Gender: A Feminist Theory of the English Novel

Helene Moglen - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 226 pages
...he explained in a letter to a friend that the inspiration for his fiction was given him in a dream: I waked one morning in the beginning of last June...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase 1 saw...
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The Noonday Cemetery and Other Stories

Gustaw Herling - Fiction - 2003 - 281 pages
...by its creators to be related to a prison? "I waked one morning," wrote Walpole in a letter in 1783, "from a dream of which all I could recover was, that...an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head like mine filled with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw...
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