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By Jessica Bomarito

Gothic Literature is the fourth set within the new Gale severe spouse assortment, the sequence that offers a large contextual knowing of subject matters and routine in literature and the arts. This interesting new three-volume set spans all elements of the gothic, together with visible and appearing arts, society and tradition, subject matters and settings and lots more and plenty more.
Authors lined comprise Margaret Atwood, Angela Carter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde and so forth. whole with fundamental resource files and important fabric to supply contextual point of view, a similar chronology of key occasions, full-text commentaries, lists of extra readings and extra, this new set merits everybody from scholars doing gothic study to the overall gothic fiction reader.

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Novel) 1797 Sir Walter Scott The Lay of the Last Minstrel (ballad) 1805 Waverley; or, ’Tis Sixty Years Since. 3 vols. (novel) 1814 William Shakespeare Hamlet (play) c. 1600-01 Macbeth (play) 1606 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. 3 vols. (novel) 1818; revised edition, 1831 Percy Bysshe Shelley Zastrozzi, A Romance (novel) 1810 St. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian: A Romance [as “A Gentleman of the University of Oxford”] (novel) 1811 Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude, and Other Poems (poetry) 1816 Tobias Smollett The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom (novel) 1753 Bram Stoker Dracula (novel) 1897 Horace Walpole The Castle of Otranto, A Story (novel) 1764 PRIMARY SOURCES JOHN AIKIN AND ANNA LAETITIA (AIKIN) BARBAULD (ESSAY DATE 1773) SOURCE: Aikin, John and Anna Laetitia (Aikin) Barbauld.

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Twice Told Tales is published. 1846 ■ Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s Lucretia; or, The Children of Night is published. ■ Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Dvoinik: Prikliucheniia gospodina Goliadkina (The Double: A Poem of St. Petersburg) is published. 1847 ● L. N. Cottingham dies on 13 October in London, England. ● Bram Stoker is born on 8 November in Clontarf, Ireland. ■ Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. An Autobiography is published under the pseudonym Currer Bell. 1838 ■ Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist is published.

Tragedy, the most favourite work of fiction, has taken a full share of those scenes; “it has supt full with horrors”—and has, perhaps, been more indebted to them for public admiration than to its tender and pathetic parts. The ghost of Hamlet, Macbeth descending into the witches’ cave, and the tent scene in Richard, command as forcibly the attention of our souls as the parting of Jaffeir and Belvidera, the fall of Wolsey, or the death of Shore. The inspiration of terror was by the antient critics assigned as the peculiar province of tragedy; and the Greek and Roman tragedians have introduced some extraordinary personages for this purpose: not only the shades of the dead, but the furies, and other fabulous inhabitants of the infenal regions.

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