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The Rise of Gothic Fiction in England & the United States

The Minister's Black Veil, 1832; Young Goodman Brown, 1835; The Prophetic Pictures, 1837; The House of the Seven Gables, 1851 & The Marble Faun, 1860

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1804-1864
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Nathaniel Hawthorne's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

The Fall of the House of Usher, 1839; The Tell-Tale Heart, 1843 & Arthur Gordon Pym, 1838

Author: Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Edgar Allan Poe's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

The Quaker City; or, The Monks of Monk Hall, 1844

Author: George Lippard, 1822-1854
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about George Lippard's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811-1896
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Harriet Beecher Stowe's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

Pierre, 1852 & Benito Cereno, 1856

Author: Herman Melville, 1819-1891
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Herman Melville's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

The Diamond Lens, 1858; The Lost Room, 1858 & What Was It?, 1859

Author: Fitz James O'Brien, 1826-1862
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Fitz James O'Brien's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

The Hidden Hand, 1859

Author: E.D.E.N. Southworth, 1819-1899
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about E.D.E.N. Southworth's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

Circumstance, 1860; The Amber Gods, 1863 & Her Story, 1872

Author: Harriet Prescott Spofford, 1835-1921
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Harriet Prescott Spofford's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

Behind a Mask; or, a Woman's Power, 1866

Author: Louisa May Alcott, 1832-1888
Below are the Gothic titles by this author. See the supplementary material for more information about Louisa May Alcott's life and work, including biography and context, literary criticism, and searchable online texts.

The Grandissimes, 1880

Author: George Washington Cable, 1844-1925
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The Portrait of a Lady, 1881 & The Turn of the Screw, 1898

Author: Henry James, 1843-1916
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The Shadow of a Dream, 1890

Author: William Dean Howells, 1837-1920
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Characteristics, 1891

Author: S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1915
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The Giant Wistaria, 1891 & The Yellow Wallpaper, 1892

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1860-1935
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In the Midst of Life, 1892 & Can Such Things Be?, 1893

Author: Ambrose Bierce, 1842-1914?
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The King in Yellow, 1895

Robert W. Chambers, 1865-1933
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An Itinerant House, 1897

Author: Emma Frances Dawson, 1839-1926
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The Marrow of Tradition, 1901

Author: Charles W. Chesnutt, 1858-1932
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