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Zofloya Or the Moor

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ISBN-10: 0199549737

ISBN-13: 9780199549733

Edition: 2008

Authors: Charlotte Dacre, Kim Ian Michasiw

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`Few venture as thou hast in the alarming paths of sin.' This is the final judgement of Satan on Victoria di Loredani, the heroine of Zofloya, or The Moor (1806), a tale of lust, betrayal, and multiple murder set in Venice in the last days of the fifteenth century. The novel follows Victoria's progress from spoilt daughter of indulgent aristocrats, through a period of abuse and captivity, to a career of deepening criminality conducted under Satan's watchful eye. Charlotte Dacre's narrative deftly displays her heroine's movement from the vitalized position of Ann Radcliffe's heroines to a fully conscious commitment to vice that goes beyond that of `Monk' Lewis's deluded Ambrosio. The novel's…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484

Introduction
Note on the Text
Select Bibliography
A Chronology of Charlotte Dacre
Engraving of Charlotte Dacre as Rosa Matilda
Zofloya, Or The Moor
Appendix
A Note on Names
Explanatory Notes