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.
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
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.
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
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.
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."
Edges: A Gothic Quest.
Dramatic introduction. Includes Walpole, Radclilffe, Shelley's writing
Links to Literary Gothic Links, including Literature of the Fantastic
and The Necronomicon. Authors covered include Blackwood, Lovecraft, Poe.
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.
Castle of Otranto.
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,
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.
Information about list on Gothic literature.
Topics include the IGA Newsletter, Gothic Courses, Gothic Web Sites,
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.
The Art and Legends.
This site is designed to promote "In Search of Frankenstein"; however,
it has some interesting information.
Just what the title says.
A werewolf site, including Werewolf Humor.
Scary Women: Female Monsters
and Fiends in American Film
The Supernatural, Occult, and Mystic
The Witches' Voice Site
Information about modern witchcraft and paganism.
The Dark Side
of the Web."
Links to sites on witchcraft and paganism.
Personal home pages of individuals interested in vampires or claiming
to be vampires.
Asked Questions list for alt.gothic newsgroup.
More information than you probably want about the Goth lifestyle, movement,
The Black Rose.
On-line Catalog for Gothic clothing and jewelry.
Society and Culture: Alternative: Gothic.
Links to a variety of Gothic Websites.
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.
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
Images of Gothic cathedrals.
Gothic Architecture and Literature Have to Do with Each Other?
Gargoyles Then and
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