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The Rise of Gothic Fiction in England & the United States

Wieland, 1798; Ormond, 1799; Edgar Huntly, 1799; Arthur Mervyn, 1799 & Jane Talbot, 1801

Author: Charles Brockden Brown, 1771-1810
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Charles Brockden Brown's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

Julia, and the Illuminated Baron, 1800 & Dorval; or, The Speculator, 1801

Author: Sally S.B.K. Wood, 1759-1855
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Sally S.B.K. Wood's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts..

The Asylum, or, Alonzo and Melissa: An American Tale, Founded on Fact, 1811

Author: Isaac Mitchell, approx. 1759-1812
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Isaac Mitchell's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

Rip Van Winkle, 1819 & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 1820

Author: Washington Irving, 1783-1859
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Washington Irving's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.