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LIT 2310: Gothic and Horror Literature -Auld: Other Resources

Gothic and Horror Literature Resources


Recommended Websites

Other Sources

International Gothic Association:  The International Gothic Association unites teachers, scholars, students, writers and performers from around the world who are interested in any aspect of gothic culture:  fiction, drama, poetry, art, film, music, architecture, popular culture and technology.  It promotes the study and dissemination of information on gothic culture from the mid eighteenth to the contemporary moment.  The only association of its kind, the IGA is the academic centre fro people interested in an analysis of the gothic.  (University of Stirling, UK)

The Sickly Taper:   This source claims to be the "world's most comprehensive and authoritative online bibliography of Gothic scholarship".   The Sickly Taper  was started by the late Dr. Frederick S. Frank, former Professor Emeritus at Allegheny College and his now put out by the Department of of English, Language, Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor.

The British Library:  The British Library has put together an impressive collection of articles, videos, and images highlighting the Gothic tradition.

The British Library( Penny Dreadfuls):  Penny Dreadfuls were made popular during the 19th century.  Originally published in small booklets, the Dreadfuls told stories of pirates, highwayman, murders and detective stories.

Edgar Allan Poe Society:   This site includes a comprehensive collection of e-texts of Poe's writings.  It also provides information about the life of Edgar Allan Poe and includes links to other Poe related sites.