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60 Gothic Classics - cover

60 Gothic Classics

Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, William Hope Hodgson, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Anna Katharine Green, George MacDonald, Bram Stoker, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, William Godwin, Henry James, Victor Hugo, Théophile Gautier, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jane Austen, John Meade Falkner, George Eliot, Robert Hugh Benson, Horace Walpole, Frederick Marryat, Thomas Love Peacock, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gaston Leroux, Grant Allen, Arthur Machen, Wilkie Collins, Thomas Peckett Prest, James Malcolm Rymer, Charles Brockden Brown, James Hogg, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Richard Marsh, Charles Robert Maturin, John William Polidori, H. G. Wells, W.W. Jacobs, H. P. Lovecraft, William Thomas Beckford, Nikolai Gogol, Mary Shelley, Ann Radcliffe, Matthew Gregory Lewis, Fitz-James O'Brien, Eliza Parsons

Translator C. J. Hogarth, Samuel Henley, Isabel F. Hapgood

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

60 Gothic Classics' anthology is a meticulously curated collection that spans the breadth and depth of the Gothic literature landscape, embodying the genre's rich traditions and its evolution over time. From the hauntingly beautiful to the macabre, this compilation showcases an array of literary styles, ranging from the romantic to the horrific, and framed within the historical and cultural contexts that gave rise to them. Notable for including seminal pieces from legendary authors, this anthology reflects the thematic diversity of human emotion, psychological depth, and the supernatural that Gothic literature is renowned for, offering readers a comprehensive journey through its most compelling narratives. The contributing authors, including literary giants such as Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, and Mary Shelley, among others, represent a cross-section of the era's greatest minds whose works collectively define the Gothic genre. Their backgrounds, from the haunted moors of England to the foreboding landscapes of the continental imagination, provide a rich tapestry of cultural and historical perspectives. The anthology aligns with critical movements that have shaped literature itself, with each author's unique contribution reflecting their personal engagement with the societal, philosophical, and aesthetic themes of their time. Through their collective works, the anthology offers a panoramic view of the Gothic traditions evolution, echoing the universal and timeless explorations of fear, love, death, and redemption. '60 Gothic Classics' is an essential volume for readers seeking to immerse themselves in the world of Gothic literature. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore the multifaceted expressions of this genre, from its darkest recesses to its most enlightening revelations. This collection not only serves as an academic resource but also as a gateway to the diverse and profound narratives that have shaped our understanding of the macabre, the mysterious, and the transcendent in literature. It is a testament to the enduring allure of the Gothic imagination and a compelling invitation to delve into the worlds crafted by some of literatures most influential voices.
Available since: 12/30/2023.
Print length: 10814 pages.

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