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Elizabeth Gaskell – like Broughton and Oliphant – wrote ghost stories with a critical (and notably feminist) perspective of British ..read more
Like her first ghost story, “Nothing But the Truth,” the following tale is an example of Rhoda Broughton’s brilliant ability to ..read more
Presaging the subtle domestic terrors of Henry James, and the inexplicable violence of William Hope Hodgson, this collection of letters ..read more
Poe’s final tale of horror was inspired by two actual events: the first was the social scandal aroused by a spurned woman, and the other ..read more
In 1810 Hoffmann began teaching music to Julia Mark, the teenaged cousin of one of his close friends. Hoffmann met her when she was twelve ..read more
Arguably Dickens’ most famous work, there is something inescapably archetypal about “A Christmas Carol.” Its heavyweight power to ..read more
One of Hoffmann’s most common motifs – the hallmark of his fiction – is the theme of parallelism. His fantasies are unlike typical ..read more
As we all know, Arthur Conan Doyle was the most significant contributor to the detective story genre – what Verne and Wells were to ..read more
Full in the passage of the vale, above a sable, silent, solemn forest stood; Where nought but shadowy forms was seen to move as Idless ..read more
Perhaps Bierce’s most anthologized horror story, “The Boarded Window” has remained a staple of American Gothicism since its ..read more

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