Author: Kathryn Reilly
This lesson introduces the Gothic genre of fiction.
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Gothic Fiction: Things that Go Bump in the Night

This slideshow reviews the characteristics of gothic literature and provides notable examples from the genre.

Source: Kathryn Reilly

Internet Resources

For more information on the gothic genre, try the following websites:



This Wikipedia article presents basic background information regarding the evolution of the genre.



This website provides a bit more analysis regarding individual aspects of the gothic genre.  It also provides a question and answer section to promote discussion.



Source: See above