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Mystique of the Darkness: 100+ Gothic Classics - cover

Mystique of the Darkness: 100+ Gothic Classics

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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Mystique of the Darkness: 100+ Gothic Classics is an unparalleled anthology that captures the essence and evolution of Gothic literature, stretching from the haunting halls of medieval castles to the psychological depths of the human mind. This collection showcases a remarkable range of literary styles, from the epistolary novels of the 18th century to the symbolic poetry of the Romantic era, and the early inklings of horror fiction. It highlights significant works that have shaped the Gothic tradition, offering readers a vast panorama of darkness, melancholy, and sublime terror. The diversity within this collection echoes the multifaceted nature of the Gothic genre itself, encapsulating its ability to transcend time and resonate across various cultural landscapes. The contributing authors and editors are titans of literature, each bringing their unique voice and perspective to the anthology. From the brooding romances of the Brontë sisters to the intricate narrative structures of Edgar Allan Poe, and the philosophical depth of Friedrich Schiller, these authors collectively embody the historical, cultural, and literary movements that the Gothic genre has traversed. Their works reflect the socio-political anxieties of their times, the exploration of the supernatural, and the deep investigation into the complexities of human nature. This convergence of diverse voices not only enhances the richness of the collection but also provides a comprehensive overview of the genre's evolution and its lasting impact on literature and culture. Mystique of the Darkness: 100+ Gothic Classics is an indispensable collection for readers passionate about exploring the shadowy corners of the human psyche and the eerie corridors of the past. It offers a unique opportunity to engage with a multiplicity of perspectives, styles, and themes, each contributing to the tapestry of the Gothic genre. This anthology is a treasure trove of literary masterpieces, ensuring an enriching experience for scholars, students, and enthusiasts alike. It invites readers to delve into the depths of darkness and discover the beauty and terror that lie within, fostering a deeper appreciation for one of literature's most enduring traditions.
Available since: 12/29/2023.
Print length: 18745 pages.

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