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Great Love Stories/Romantic Heroes in Gothics
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Desdemonas Wrote: I've read Pride and Prejudice and enjoyed it.  I loved the BBC miniseries with Colin Firth.  But I'm not a fan of her other books.  I didn't like Northanger Abbey
It's interesting that you didn't enjoy Northanger Abbey.  Most of the novel is a send-up of Gothic cliches and the Mysteries of Udolpho by Miss Radcliffe seems to come in for particular scorn. 

Jane Eyre is my absolute favourite Gothic romance of course, as I see it is for a number of others. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Ann Bronte is also very good, it does involve a mysterious light in a deserted old castle but is actually less Gothic IMO than Jane Eyre. Couldn't stand Wuthering Heights, the characters are all absolutely vile.

Wuthering Heights offers the most Byronic of Byronic heroes in moody, mysterious Heathcliff, whose love for the beautiful Catherine Earnshaw is

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RE: Great Love Stories/Romantic Heroes in Gothics - by rhlbrusa - 10-30-2022, 08:16 AM

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