TTS SENIOR LIBRARY 2011 What are the best Gothic novels to read?
BIBLIOGRAPHY Image source: http://www.best-horror-movies.com/images/Frankenstein-headshot-smaller.jpg This ‘best of’ selection includes books from the very first of 1764, to those published during a Gothic novel revival at the end of 19 th century . Selection is on the basis of popularity both in their own time and today . Gothic terror and romance as well as texts by American writers have been included .
The Castle of Otranto Horace Walpole (1764) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS Portrait of Horace Walpole by Joshua Reynolds, Ragley Hall http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01549/Walpole_1549678c.jpg
The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe (1794) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Monk Matthew Lewis (1796) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Italian Ann Radcliffe (1794) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Turn of the Screw Henry James (1898) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Hound of the Baskervilles Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
<ul><li>You could also look at some poetry with Gothic elements… </li></ul><ul><li>The Raven (1845) by </li></ul><ul><li>Edgar Allan Poe </li></ul><ul><li>The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798) by Samuel T. Coleridge </li></ul><ul><li>Christobel (1816) by Samuel T. Coleridge </li></ul><ul><li>Eve of St Agnes (1819) by John Keats </li></ul>The Fairy-Feller's Master Stroke” (1864) Richard Dadd GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS