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DEEP DARK & UNSETTLING: 100+ Gothic Classics in One Edition - cover

DEEP DARK & UNSETTLING: 100+ Gothic Classics in One Edition

Charles Dickens, Friedrich Schiller, Oscar Wilde, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, William Hope Hodgson, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, George MacDonald, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Bram Stoker, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, William Godwin, Henry James, Victor Hugo, Théophile Gautier, Arthur Conan Doyle, Joseph Conrad, Guy Boothby, Jane Austen, Mayne Reid, John Meade Falkner, Guy de Maupassant, George Eliot, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 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, Robert Browning, Walter Hubbell, Marie Corelli, Charles Brockden Brown, James Hogg, William Blake, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, John Keats, Richard Marsh, Clara Reeve, Charles Robert Maturin, John William Polidori, Lord Byron, W.W. Jacobs, E.F. Benson, M.R. James, E. T. A. HOFFMANN, George W. M. Reynolds, William Thomas Beckford, Christina Rossetti, Tobias Smollett, Nikolai Gogol, Mary Shelley, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Ann Radcliffe, Matthew Gregory Lewis, Eliza Parsons, Eleanor Sleath, Émile Erckmann, Alexandre Chatrian

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

Publisher: Good Press

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DEEP, DARK & UNSETTLING: 100+ Gothic Classics in One Edition is an unrivaled collection that carves a broad swath through the rich tapestry of Gothic literature, offering an astonishing array of stories that span the spectral shades of horror, romance, and psychological dread. It showcases a stunning diversity in literary styles, from the epistolary narrative to the poetic and the novella, drawing together seminal works by some of the most influential authors in the canon of Gothic fiction. The anthology is meticulously curated to underscore the thematic threads of isolation, supernatural encounters, and the macabre that weave through its pages, presenting readers with landmark tales alongside lesser-known gems, each contributing to the chilling mosaic of the genre. The contributing authors and editors of DEEP, DARK & UNSETTLING represent a veritable who's who of literary giants, transcending temporal and geographical boundaries to converge on this singular theme. From the haunting ruins of Walpole's castles to the tormented souls in Shelley's narratives, these authors collectively embody the zenith of Gothic romanticism, Victorian anxieties, and modern existential dread, rendering this collection an invaluable exploration into the movements that have shaped literature and culture. Their diverse backgrounds, from the revolutionary fervor of Shelley and Byron to the nuanced societal critiques of Austen and Eliot, enrich the anthology with varied philosophical, moral, and aesthetic perspectives, contributing to a multifaceted interpretation of darkness and unease. This anthology is an essential addition to the libraries of scholars, students, and aficionados of Gothic literature, offering a comprehensive journey through the evolution of the genre. It presents a unique opportunity to engage with a multitude of voices, styles, and themes, encouraging a deeper understanding and appreciation of the complexities and nuances that define Gothic fiction. DEEP, DARK & UNSETTLING invites readers to immerse themselves in the haunting beauty and profound terror of these tales, providing not only entertainment but also a rich field for academic inquiry and personal reflection on the universal themes of fear, desire, and the unknown.
Available since: 11/19/2023.
Print length: 18745 pages.

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