Romancing the Gothic: When Love and Death Embrace – Bibliography

Thanks to everyone for coming! I’m put up my bibliography here so that you can find the books I’m talking about! If I missed anything, ask in the comments. Also, if you have any other recommendations, do share them below with each other! 🙂

Primary Texts

Anne Bronte – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – 1848

Charlotte Bronte – Jane Eyre – 1847

Emily Bronte – Wuthering Heights – 1847

Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Christabel – 1816

Wilkie Collins – The Woman in White – 1859

T. J. Horsley Curties – Ethelwina,; Or The House of Fitz-Auburne1799

Charlotte Dacre – Zofloya; Or, The Moor – 1806

Daphne Du Maurier – Jamaica Inn – 1936

Daphne Du Maurier – Rebecca – 1938

Georgette Heyer – The Black Moth – 1921

Georgette Heyer – These Old Shades  – 1926

Georgette Heyer – The Corinthian – 1940

Georgette Heyer – The Quiet Gentleman – 1951

Victoria Holt – The Mistress of Mellyn – 1960

Matthew Lewis – The Monk – 1796

Charles Lucas – The Castle of Saint Donats; Or, The History of Jack Smith – 1798

William Polidori – ‘The Vampyre’ – 1819

Ann Radcliffe – The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne1789

Ann Radcliffe – The Mysteries of Udolpho – 1794

Clara Reeve – The Old English Baron – 1778

Mary Shelley – Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus – 1818/1831

John Stagg – The Vampyre – 1810

  1. L. Stevenson – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – 1886

Bram Stoker – Dracula – 1897

Horace Walpole – The Castle of Otranto – 1764

Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Grey – 1890

 

I’ve only included texts I directly used or quoted from in the Secondary text section as literally hundreds went into the making of this lecture! Any questions about recommendations – feel free to ask!

The missing reference (the quote on working women’s romance) is from an edited collection which is coming out later this year. It’s my own work.

Secondary Texts

Joseph Crawford – The Twilight of the Gothic – 2014

Joan Forbes – ‘Anti-Romantic Discourse as Resistance: Women’s Fiction 1775-1820’ in Romance Revisited – 1995

Holly Hirst – ‘Gothic Romance’ in The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Gothic – 2020

David Hume – Of the Delicacy of Taste and Passion – 1742

Richard Hurd – Letters on Chivalry and Romance – 1762

Lori A. Paige – The Gothic Romance Wave – 2018

Joanna Russ – ‘Somebody’s Trying to Kill me and I Think it’s My Husband: The Modern Gothic’ in Journal of Popular Culture – 6:4 – 1973

Peter Thorslev –  The Byronic Hero: Types and Prototypes – 1962

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