Books Tagged ‘Gothic’

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Subject: Horror

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch ...

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Wuthering Heights

Subject: Fiction

Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Brontë published in 1847 under her pseudonym “Ellis Bell”. It is her only finished novel. Wuthering Heights and Anne BrontëR...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Subject: Fiction

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde. Dorian Gray is the subject of a full-length portrait in oil by Basil Hallward, an artist impressed...

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The Yellow Wallpaper

Subject: Fiction

Based on the author’s own experiences, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the ‘rest cure’ prescribed after the...

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The Masque of the Red Death

Subject: Horror

“The Masque of the Red Death”, originally published as “The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy”, is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first...

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Subject: Science Fiction

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyl...

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Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

Subject: Science Fiction

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a hideous sa...

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