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Author: Philip Barnard,Charles Brockden Brown
ISBN: 0872209741
Language: English
Pages: 328 pages
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (March 1, 2009)
Rating: 4.2
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Wieland; or The Transformation (1798) ties revolutionary-era Gothic themes to struggles over the politics of Enlightenment on both sides of the Atlantic

Wieland; or The Transformation (1798) ties revolutionary-era Gothic themes to struggles over the politics of Enlightenment on both sides of the Atlantic.

-Dana D. Nelson, Vanderbilt University. The 'related texts' are impressive. He was born in Pennsylvania to a Quaker family and originally trained to become a lawyer.

Wieland; or The Transformation (1798) ties revolutionary-era Gothic .

Wieland; or The Transformation (1798) ties revolutionary-era Gothic themes to struggles over the politics of Enlightenment on both sides of the Atlantic. Charles Brockden Brown was born on January 17, 1771 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Charles Brockden Brown. Ormond, Volume II (of 3), or, The Secret Witness. Charles Brockden Brown. Ormond; Or, The Secret Witness. 50 Classic Gothic Works Vol. 1 (Golden Deer Classics). One fee. Stacks of books. Volume 1 (of 3). Free. Nelson, Vanderbilt University The 'related texts' are impressive.

Wieland; or The Transformation book. Paperback, 328 pages.

He was born in Pennsylvania to a Quaker family and originally trained to become a lawyer

He was born in Pennsylvania to a Quaker family and originally trained to become a lawyer. Unable to apply the Gothic European settings of crumbling castles to America, he relocated his tales to rural locales, but maintained the same chilling atmosphere within his stories. Philip Barnard is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Kansas.

Theodore Wieland, the prisoner at the bar, was now called upon for hisdefence

Theodore Wieland, the prisoner at the bar, was now called upon for hisdefence. He looked around him for some time in silence, and with a mildcountenance. At length he spoke: "It is strange; I am known to my judges and my auditors. Who is therepresent a stranger to the character of Wieland? who knows him not as anhusband-as a father-as a friend? yet here am I arraigned as criminal. I am charged with diabolical malice; I am accused of the murder of mywife and my children! "It is true, they were slain by me; they all perished by my hand. The task of vindication is ignoble.

Wieland; or The Transformation : with Related Texts. -Dana D.

by Charles Brockden Brown The incidents related are extraordinary and rare. Some readers may think the conduct of the younger Wieland impossible.

by Charles Brockden Brown. From Virtue's blissful paths away The double-tongued are sure to stray; Good is a forth-right journey still, And mazy paths but lead to ill. Advertisement. The incidents related are extraordinary and rare. Some of them, perhaps,approach as nearly to the nature of miracles as can be done by thatwhich is not truly miraculous. Insupport of its possibility the Writer must appeal to Physicians and tomen conversant with the latent springs and occasional perversions ofthe human mind.

Wieland; or The Transformation (1798) ties revolutionary-era Gothic themes to struggles over the politics of Enlightenment on both sides of the Atlantic.

This edition of Wieland includes Brown's Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist and writings on Cicero, as well as his key essays on history and literature, and selections from contemporary German and other texts that figure in the novel's background and in the charged atmosphere of the late 1790s.

Comments (3)
dermeco
Was supposed to read this for a class. Definitely didn't. I'm assuming you have to read this for a class too. Good luck, comrade.
Gravelblade
Great book. It came quickly.
Moronydit
The introduction and the footnotes provided excellent background information needed to fully grasp the significance of this work to American literature and understanding of all the nuances of the story.