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  • 1. TTS SENIOR LIBRARY 2011 What are the best Gothic novels to read?
  • 2. 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 .
  • 3. 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
  • 4. The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe (1794) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 5. The Monk Matthew Lewis (1796) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 6. The Italian Ann Radcliffe (1794) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 7. Northanger Abbey Jane Austen (1818) N.B. Gothic parody GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 8. Frankenstein Mary Shelley (1818) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 9. Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (1847) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 10. Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte (1847) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 11. Tales of Mystery and Terror Edgar Allan Poe (1839 – 1844) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 12. Bleak House Charles Dickens (1852 – 1853) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 13. The Woman in White Wilkie Collins (1860) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS Image source: Http://commons.wikimedia.org. Sarony, Napoleon.
  • 14. The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens (1870) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 15. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert L. Stevenson (1886) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 16. The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde (1890) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 17. The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 18. Dracula Bram Stoker (1897) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 19. The Turn of the Screw Henry James (1898) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 20. The Hound of the Baskervilles Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 21.
    • You could also look at some poetry with Gothic elements…
    • The Raven (1845) by
    • Edgar Allan Poe
    • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798) by Samuel T. Coleridge
    • Christobel (1816) by Samuel T. Coleridge
    • Eve of St Agnes (1819) by John Keats
    The Fairy-Feller's Master Stroke” (1864) Richard Dadd GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  • 22. Credits : Jacqui Makselon, Director – TLRC Tanglin Trust School, Singapore