Tag: novel

NaNoWriMo!

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Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? Writing about the 18th century? Share your work with us! We’d like to feature 18th-century-themed original fiction for the month of November. Submit a synopsis of your work and a 750-1000 word excerpt to lstuart@gardner-webb.edu. Your novel could be featured in a special NaNoWriMo post.

Recent Scholarship on Harriet and Sophia Lee’s The Canterbury Tales: Influence on the Gothic and Beyond

Portrait of Sophia Lee (1750-1824) (1797)
Engraved by William Ridley (1764-1838), after Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)
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[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]chiefly to indulge the pleasure I always found in writing; yet, it must be owned, not without a latent, and (author-like) an increasing, hope that I might be fortunate enough to please the public [/pullquote] In 1797, Harriet Lee (1757-1851) published four short stories, which marked the beginning of her and her…