Gothic Literature

The Sickly Taper.
Dedicated to Gothic bibliography, this Website ranges from recent reprints and anthologies, links to Gothic Websites, to individual Gothic authors, Gothic art, and miscellaneous Gothic facts.

The Gothic Literature Page: The English Gothic Novel from 1764-1820. This site provides students and scholars with Gothic resources on the Web. It includes an introduction to Gothic novels, summaries, papers, critical and bibliographical information, related sites, and a discussion of Ann Radcliffe.

The Literary Gothic.
On this site, "literary Gothicism" includes ghost stories, "classic" Gothic fiction (1764-1820), and related Gothic, supernaturalist, and "weird" literature. The Authors List and Individual Titles refer to most authors you will be reading in this course.

The Gothic: Materials for Study.
A gold mine of information and a must-read. Clear, informative discussion of Individual and Social Psychologies of the Gothic, Female Gothic, The Gothic and the Supernatural, The Sublime and the Domestic. Each topic is supported by short, explanatory excerpts from Gothic writers and literary critics.

The Gothic Tradition.
A good place to begin for a basic description. This site includes Definitions of Gothic, Gothic Conventions, Gothic Themes, Kinds of Gothic Approaches, Victorians and the Gothic.

Gothic Fiction.
Topics include Gothic Literature, Gothic Fiction "The Monk," Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Film Versions of "Frankenstein," Stuff on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Anne Rice Related Home pages. Includes e-texts of "Carmilla," "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Coleridge's Reviews of Gothic Novels, Burke's "On the Sublime."

Dark Edges: A Gothic Quest.
Dramatic introduction. Includes Walpole, Radclilffe, Shelley's writing of Frankenstein.

Gothic Literature.
Links to Literary Gothic Links, including Literature of the Fantastic and The Necronomicon. Authors covered include Blackwood, Lovecraft, Poe.

Romantic Chronology: Links Archive.
Links for persons and topics/events listed alphabetically. Look up "Gothic" under "G" or "S" for Mary Shelley.

Gothic: What the Romantic Writers Read.
The name says it all.

The Castle of Otranto.

Mary Shelley and Frankenstein.
Features the Life of Mary Shelley, The Summer of 1816, Percy Byssshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, literary Sources of Frankenstein, The "Birth" of a Monster, Mary Shelley and Knowledge, Mary Shelley and Literary Sites, Sources.

Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.
An excellent site, put up by the National Library of Medicine. Includes The Birth of Frankenstein, The Celluloid Monster, Promise and Peril, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus.

Gothic-Literature Mailing List.
Information about list on Gothic literature.

The International Gothic Association.
Topics include the IGA Newsletter, Gothic Courses, Gothic Web Sites, Discussion Groups.

Information on lists on Gothic Literature.

Vampires, Werewolves, and Others

Dracula's Home Page.
Some information on Bram Stoker, Dracula and Vampires (includes e-text of novel), Vlad theImpaler, and Dracula's Favorite Links.

Vlad Tsepesh aka Dracula: The Man, The Myth, The Vampire.
History of Vlad; pictures of Vlad's tom and Transylvanian sites.

Frankenstein: The Art and Legends.
This site is designed to promote "In Search of Frankenstein"; however, it has some interesting information.

Werewolf Links
Just what the title says.

The Ethereal Sanctuary.+
A werewolf site, including Werewolf Humor.

Gothic Movies

Horror Films.

Scary Women: Female Monsters and Fiends in American Film

The Supernatural, Occult, and Mystic

The Witches' Voice Site Index...
Information about modern witchcraft and paganism.

The Dark Side of the Web."
Links to sites on witchcraft and paganism.

Blessed Darkness.
Personal home pages of individuals interested in vampires or claiming to be vampires.

Gothic Lifestyle

Frequently Asked Questions list for alt.gothic newsgroup.
More information than you probably want about the Goth lifestyle, movement, music, etc.

The Black Rose.
On-line Catalog for Gothic clothing and jewelry.

Yahoo: Society and Culture: Alternative: Gothic.
Links to a variety of Gothic Websites.

Theatre DesVampires.
Categories are Bookshelf, Chat, Codex Noctium, Dracula's Daughter (focuses on Anne Rice).

Children of the Night.
Impresssive graphics. Includes vampire sites, Gothic Music, Gothic Miscellaneous, Horror Sites, Horror on TV, Horror Fiction, Steven King, Lovecraft, Poe, Rice, Comic and Fantasy Art, etc.

Dark Dreams.
This site may be offensive and is not suitable for children; it is an adult site and may have some nudity (entries are constantly changing). This site is of interest for its presentation of the Goth lifestyle and attitude.

Gothic Architecture

Gothic Architecture.
Images of Gothic cathedrals.

What Do Gothic Architecture and Literature Have to Do with Each Other?

Gargoyles Then and Now.

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