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Bibliography of Traditional Gothic Literature



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