Classic Author Focus: Ann Radcliffe

When I asked for suggestions for the classic author to feature next, one of the first responses was from Jillian, who suggested Ann Radcliffe as being appropriate for the season. I thought so, too. Not much is known about her life, however. I found more about her influence on literature. She was notable for combining … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Ann Radcliffe

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Classic Author Focus: Charlotte M. Yonge

For the last Classics Club Spin, I read The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge. I was surprised to find out that Yonge, whom I had never heard of, was just as popular in her time as Dickens or Thackeray. In fact, The Heir of Redclyffe was her first successful novel, and it was … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Charlotte M. Yonge