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’  sel...
The Castle of Otranto  Horace Walpole (1764) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS Portrait of Horace Walpole by Joshua Reynolds, Ragley ...
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
Northanger Abbey  Jane Austen (1818) N.B. Gothic parody GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
Frankenstein  Mary Shelley (1818) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
Jane Eyre  Charlotte Bronte (1847) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
Wuthering Heights  Emily Bronte (1847) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
Tales of Mystery and Terror Edgar Allan Poe (1839 – 1844) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
Bleak House Charles Dickens  (1852 – 1853) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Woman in White  Wilkie Collins (1860) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS Image source: Http://commons.wikimedia.org. Sarony, Napol...
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens (1870) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert L. Stevenson (1886)   GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Picture of Dorian Gray  Oscar Wilde (1890) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
Dracula Bram Stoker (1897) 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>...
Credits :  Jacqui Makselon, Director – TLRC Tanglin Trust School, Singapore
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The gothic best books to read 2011 12

  1. 1. TTS SENIOR LIBRARY 2011 What are the best Gothic novels to read?
  2. 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. 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. 4. The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe (1794) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  5. 5. The Monk Matthew Lewis (1796) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  6. 6. The Italian Ann Radcliffe (1794) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  7. 7. Northanger Abbey Jane Austen (1818) N.B. Gothic parody GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  8. 8. Frankenstein Mary Shelley (1818) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  9. 9. Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (1847) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  10. 10. Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte (1847) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  11. 11. Tales of Mystery and Terror Edgar Allan Poe (1839 – 1844) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  12. 12. Bleak House Charles Dickens (1852 – 1853) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  13. 13. The Woman in White Wilkie Collins (1860) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS Image source: Http://commons.wikimedia.org. Sarony, Napoleon.
  14. 14. The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens (1870) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  15. 15. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert L. Stevenson (1886) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  16. 16. The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde (1890) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  17. 17. The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  18. 18. Dracula Bram Stoker (1897) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  19. 19. The Turn of the Screw Henry James (1898) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  20. 20. The Hound of the Baskervilles Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902) GOTHIC AUTHORS & TEXTS
  21. 21. <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
  22. 22. Credits : Jacqui Makselon, Director – TLRC Tanglin Trust School, Singapore

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