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Bibliography of Traditional Gothic Literature



This bibliography draws primarily from information supplied by H.P. Lovecraft's Supernatural Horror in Literature and supplements it with additional information garnered from the field. We have supplied publication dates and active links whenever possible. The material includes novels, plays, poetry, and other literary genres. To facilitate production, we have decided not to use quotation marks or italics to distinguish genres. As always, we welcome your .feedback and suggestions.

Works Listed Alphabetically

Work Author Date
Adventures of Ferdinand, Count Fathom Smollett, Tobias 1753
Alciphron Moore, Thomas 1840
All-Hallows De la Mare, Walter 1926
Alraune Ewers, Hanns Heinz 1911
Amber Witch, The (Mary Schweidler) Meinhold, Wilhelm 1846
Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales Blackwood, Algernon 1927c
Apparition of Mrs. Veal Defoe, Daniel 1705
Arthur Mervyn Brown, Charles Brockton 1799
Avatar Gautier, Theophile 1858
Bad Lands, The Metcalfe, John 1920
Beetle, The Marsh, Richard 1897
Blind Man's Buff Wakefield, H.R. 1929
Boats of the Glen Carrig, The Hodgson, William Hope 1907
Body Snatcher, The Stevenson, Robert Louis 1884
Book of Wonder, The Dunsany, Edward Plunkett 1912
Bowmen, The Machen, Arthur 1914
Bride of Corinth Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1797
Brood of the Witch-Queen Rohmer, Sax (Arthur Sarsfield Ward) 1918
Cairn, The Wakefield, H.R. 1929
Caleb Williams Godwin, William 1794
Camp of the Dog, The Blackwood, Algernon 1908
Can Such Things Be? Bierce, Ambrose 1893
Captain of the Pole-Star, The Doyle, A. Conan 1894
Carmilla le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan 1872
Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder Hodgson, William Hope 1910
Castle of Otranto, The Walpole, Horace 1764
Castle of Wolfenbach, The Parsons, Eliza 1793
Castle Spectre, The Lewis, Matthew G. 1797
Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne, The Radcliffe, Ann 1789
Celestial Omnibus Forster, E.M. 1911
Cenci, The Shelley, Percey Bysshe 1819
Centaur, The Blackwood, Algernon 1912
Childe Roland Browning, Robert 1855
Children of the Abbey Roche, Regina Maria 1800
Christabel Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1798
Chronicles of Clemendy Machen, Arthur 1888
Clarimonde Gautier, Theophile 1899
Clermont Roche, Regina Maria 1798
Cold Harbour Young, Francis Brett 1924
Confessions of an English Opium Eater de Quincey, Thomas 1821
Count Fathom Smollett, Tobias 1753
Count Magnus James, M.R. 1904
Damned Thing, The Bierce, Ambrose 1894
Dark Chamber, The  Cline, Leonard 1927
Dead Smile, The  Crawford, F. Marion  1899
Dead Valley, The  Cram, Ralph Adams 1895
Death Mask, The Everett, H.D. 1920
Death of Hapin Frayser, The  Bierce, Ambrose 1893
Diamond Lens O'Brien, Fitz-James 1932
Diary of a Madman Maupassant, Guy de 1881c
Dolliver Romance Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1863
Door of the Unreal, The Biss, Gerald 1919
Double Shadow and Other Fantasies, The  Smith, Clark Ashton 1933
Dr. Faustus Marlowe, Christopher 1604
Dr.Grimshawe's Secret Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1882
Dracula Stoker, Bram 1897
Dreamer's Tales, A Dunsany, Edward Plunkett 1917
Dweller of the Threshold Bulwer-Lytton, Edward 1860c
Dybbuk, The  Ansky (Shloyme-Zanvl Rappoport) 1914
Edgar Huntly Brown, Charles Brockton 1799
Elixir of Life, The Ransome, Arthur 1915
Elsie Venner Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1859
Epicurean, The Moore, Thomas 1827
Episode of Cathedral History, An James, Montague Rhodes 1931
Ethan Brand Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1851
Eve of St. Agnes Keats, John 1884
Face, The Benson, E.F. 1924
Fall of the House of Usher, The Poe, Edgar Allan 1839
Fantastics Hearn, Lafcadio 1914
Fatal Revenge; or, the Family of Montorio, The  Maturin, Charles 1807
Faust Part 1 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1806
Faust Part 2 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1832
Faust and the Demon Reynold, George W.M. 1847
Finest Story in the World, The Kipling, Rudyard 1887c
Fishhead Cobb, Irvin S. 1911
Five Jars, The James, Montague Rhodes 1920
Foot of the Mummy, The Gautier, Theophile 1840
For the Blood is the Life Crawford, F. Marion  1911
Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus Shelley, Mary 1818
Gaston de Blondeville Radcliffe, Ann 1829
German Student in the Tales of a Traveler, The Irving, Washington 1819c
Ghost of Fear, The (aka The Red Room) Wells, H.G. 1896
Ghost Pirates, The  Hodgson, William Hope 1909
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary James, Montague Rhodes 1904
Gods of the Mountain, The Dunsany, Edward Plunkett 1911
Golem, The Meyrink, Gustave 1914
Gothic Tales Gaskell, Elizabeth 1859
Great God Pan, The Machen, Arthur 1894
Great Return, The Machen, Arthur 1907c
Green Wildebeest, The Buchan, John 1928
Hamlet Shakespeare, William 1603
Hans of Iceland Hugo, Victor 1823
Hashish Eater The Smith, Clark Ashton 1920
Hill of Dreams, The Machen, Arthur 1907
Horla, The Maupassant, Guy de 1887
Horrid Mysteries Grosse, Marquis von 1796
Horror-Horn, The Benson, E.F. 1923
House and the Brain, The  Bulwer-Lytton, Edward 1860c
House of Sounds, The Shiel, Matthew Phipps 1911
House of the Seven Gables, The Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1851
House on the Borderland, The Hodgson, William Hope 1908
In Search of the Unknown Chambers, Robert W. 1904
In the Midst of Life Bierce, Ambrose 1891
Incredible Adventures Blackwood, Algernon 1914
Invisible Eye, The  Erckmann-Chatrian, Bjorstjerne Bjorson 1880
Isle of Devils, The Lewis, Matthew G. 1827
Italian, The  Radcliffe, Ann 1797
Jewel of Seven Stars, The Stoker, Bram 1903
Jimbo Blackwood, Algernon 1909
John Silence--Physician Extraordinary Blackwood, Algernon 1908
Kilmeny Hogg, James 1888
King in Yellow, The  Chambers, Robert W. 1895
Kwaidan Hearn, Lafcadio 1900c
La Belle Dame sans Merci Keats, John 1820
Lair of the White Worm Stoker, Bram 1911
Lamia Keats, John 1819
Last Man Shelley, Mary 1826
Laughter of the Gods, The Dunsany, Edward Plunkett 1922
Lenore Burger, Gottfreid August 1773
Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft Scott, Sir Walter 1832
Lilith Macdonald, George 1895
Listener and Other Stories, The Blackwood, Algernon 1907
Listeners, The De la Mare, Walter 1873
Look Up There Wakefield, H.R. 1929
Lot No. 249 Doyle, A. Conan 1925
Louis Lambert Hugo, Victor 1932
Lukundoo White, Edward Lucas 1927
Macbeth Shakespeare, William 1608
Magus, The  Barrett, Francis 1801
Maker of Moons, The  Chambers, Robert W. 1896
Man Who Went Too Far, The Benson, E.F. 1912
Man-Wolf, The  Erckmann-Chatrian, Bjorstjerne Bjorson 1859
Marble Faun, The Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1860
Mark of the Beast, The Kipling, Rudyard 1891
Markheim Stevenson, Robert Louis 1907
Matilda Shelley, Mary 1818
Melmouth, the Wanderer Maturin, Charles 1820
Middle Toe of the Right Foot, The  Bierce, Ambrose 1891
Minister's Black Veil, The Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1836
Money Diggers, The Irving, Washington 1824
Monk, The Lewis, Matthew G. 1796
Monkey's Paw, The Jacobs, W.W. 1902
More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary James, Montague Rhodes 1911
Mr. Kempe De la Mare, Walter 1925
Mrs. Lunt Walpole, Hugh 1933
Mummy's Foot, The Gautier, Theophile 1863
Mysteries of Udolpho, The Radcliffe, Ann 1794
Negotium Perambulans Benson, E.F. 1923
Nemesis of Fire, The Blackwood, Algernon 1912c
Night at an Inn, A Dunsany, Edward Plunkett 1916
Night Land, The Hodgson, William Hope 1912
Northanger Abbey Austen, Jane 1803
Novel of the Black Seal, The Machen, Arthur 1907
Novel of the White Powder Machen, Arthur 1907
Old English Baron, The Reeve, Clara 1777
On the River Maupassant, Guy de 1881c
One of Cleopatra's Nights Gautier, Theophile 1845
Ormond Brown, Charles Brockton 1799
Others Who Returned Wakefield, H.R. 1929
Out of the Deep De la Mare, Walter 1923
Owl's Ear, The  Erckmann-Chatrian, Bjorstjerne Bjorson 1859
Phantom of the Opera, The Gaston, Leroux 1910
Phantom Rickshaw, The Kipling, Rudyard 1888
Phantom Ship, The Marryat, Captain Frederick 1839
Picture of Dorian Gray, The Wilde, Oscar 1891
Place Called Dagon, The Gorman, Herbert S. 1927
Possessed, or The Secret of Myslotch: A Gothic Novel Gombrowicz, Witold 1939
Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner Hogg, James 1824
Psychical Invasion, A Blackwood, Algernon 1912c
Purple Cloud, The Shiel, Matthew Phipps 1901
Quaker City; or the Monks of Monk Hall, The Lippard, George 1844
Recess, The Lee, Sophia 1785
Recluse, A De la Mare, Walter 1926
Recrudescence of Imray, The Kipling, Rudyard 1891
Red Hand, The Machen, Arthur 1890
Red Lodge, The Wakefield, H.R. 1932
Redgauntlet Scott, Sir Walter 1824
Return, The De la Mare, Walter 1910
Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The  Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1798
Romance of the Forest, The Radcliffe, Ann 1791
Seaton's Aunt De la Mare, Walter 1926
Secret Worship Blackwood, Algernon 1912c
Septimus Felton Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1872
Seraphita Balzac, Hornore de 1835
Seventeenth Hole at Duncaster, The Wakefield, H.R. 1932
Shadows of the Wall, The Wilkins, Mary E. 1903
Shadowy Thing, The Drake, H.B. 1928
Shining Pyramid, The Machen, Arthur 1924
Sicilian Romance, A Radcliffe, Ann 1790
Signalman, The  Dickens, Charles 1865
Sinister House Hall, Leland 1919
Sir Bertrand Barbauld, Anna 1773
Skule Skerry Buchan, John 1928
Smith: An Episode in a Lodging House Blackwood, Algernon 1912c
Smoking Leg, The Metcalfe, John 1926
Snout, The White, Edward Lucas 1909
Song of the Siren, The White, Edward Lucas 1919
Sorcerer's Apprentice, The  Ewers, Hanns Heinz 1927
Spectre, The Maupassant, Guy de 1881c
Spider, The Ewers, Hanns Heinz 1915
St. Irvine Shelley, Percey Bysshe 1810
St. Leon Godwin, William 1799
Stalls of Barchester Cathedral, The James, Montague Rhodes 1910
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Stevenson, Robert Louis 1886
Strange Story, A  Bulwer-Lytton, Edward 1862
Suitable Surroundings Bierce, Ambrose 1891
Tales of Algernon Blackwood, The Blackwood, Algernon 1938
Tales of Terror Lewis, Matthew G. 1800c
Tales of Wonder Lewis, Matthew G. 1800c
Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1853
Tapestried Chamber, The Scott, Sir Walter 1831
Tell-Tale Heart Poe, Edgar Allan 1843
Temptation of St. Anthony (translation from French) Hearn, Lafcadio 1874
Temptation of St. Anthony, The Flaubert, Gustave 1910
Terror, The Maupassant, Guy de 1881c
Terror, The Machen, Arthur 1917
The Bleeding Nun Lewis, Matthew G. 1823
They Return at Evening Wakefield, H.R. 1928
Thin Ghost and Others, A James, Montague Rhodes 1919
Thirty Strange Stories Wells, H.G. 1897
Three Impostors, The Machen, Arthur 1890
Token, The May, Sinclair 1923
Torture by Hope Adam, Villiers de l'Isle 1891
Treasure of Abbot Thomas, The James, Montague Rhodes 1905
Trilby Du Maurier, George 1894
Turn of the Screw, The James, Henry 1898
Twice-Told Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1837
Uncanny Stories Sinclair, May 1923
Undine Karl, Fredrich Heinrich 1811
Upper Berth,The  Crawford, F. Marion  1894
Vampyre; a Tale Polidori, John 1819
Vathek (History of the Caliph Vathek) Beckford, William 1782
Venus of Ille Merimee, Prosper 1837
Visible and Invisible Benson, E.F. 1923
Visitor from Down Under, A Hartley, L.P. 1931
Wagner the Wehr-Wolf Reynold, George W.M. 1846
Wake not the Dead Tieck, Johann Ludwig 1800c
Wandering Ghosts Crawford, F. Marion  1911
Wandering Willie's Tale Scott, Sir Walter 1824
Warning to the Curious, A James, Montague Rhodes 1925
Waters of Death, The  Erckmann-Chatrian, Bjorstjerne Bjorson 1859
Wendigo, The Blackwood, Algernon 1912c
Werewolf, The Marryat, Captain Frederick 1839
Wereworlf, The Houseman, Clemence 1896
What Was It? O'Brien, Fitz-James 1889
White People, The Machen, Arthur 1899
White Wolf, The Maupassant, Guy de 1881c
Who Knows? Maupassant, Guy de 1881
Wieland; or the Transformation Brown, Charles Brockton 1798
Wild Ass's Skin, The Hugo, Victor 1802
Wild Huntsman, The  Burger, Gottfreid August 1796
Willows, The  Blackwood, Algernon 1912c
Wind in the Portico, The Buchan, John 1928
Wind in the Rosebush, The Wilkins, Mary E. 1902
Witch Wood Buchan, John 1927
Wonder Book for Boys and Girls, A Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1852
Wuthering Heights Bronte, Emily 1847
Xelucha Shiel, Matthew Phipps 1882
Yellow Wall Paper, The Gilman, Charlotte Perkins 1892
Young Goodman Brown Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1835
Zanoni Bulwer-Lytton, Edward 1842
Zastrozzi Shelley, Percey Bysshe 1810
Zofloya; or, the Moor Dacre, Charlotte 1806