novels - classic gothic

  • "The Castle of Otranto", Horace Walpole (1768)
  • "The Recess", Sophia Lee (1785)
  • "Vathek", William Beckford (1786)
  • "The Romance of the Forest", Ann Radcliffe (1791)
  • "The Mysteries of Udolpho", Ann Radcliffe (1794)
  • "The Adventures of Caleb Williams", William Godwin (1794)
  • "Northanger Abbey", Jane Austen (1798) parody
    • All the horrid novels: "Castle of Wolfenbach", "Clermont", "Mysterious Warnings", "Necromancer of the Black Forest", "Midnight Bell", "Orphan of the Rhine" and "Horrid Mysteries"
  • "Maria", Mary Wollstonecraft (1798)

novels - late and victorian gothic

  • "Frankenstein", Mary Shelley (1818)
  • "Melmoth the Wanderer", Charles Robert Maturin (1820)
  • "Uncle Silas", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1864)
  • "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  • "The Island of Doctor Moreau", H. G. Wells (1896)
  • "The Turn of the Screw", Henry James (1897)
  • "Dracula", Bram Stoker (1897)

essays & theory

  • "A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful", Edmund Burke (1754)
  • "Gothic", Fred Botting (1996)
  • "A New Companion to the Gothic", David Punter org. (2012)
dec 2 2017 ∞
feb 28 2019 +