Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Gothic Novel

Description: The gothic novel was a popular genre during the Romantic Period (1780–1820) but continued as a lingering influence in the Victorian Period in the domestic realistic novel (e.g., Jane Eyre) and the Sensation Novel (e.g., Uncle Silas).

References: Sutherland

  1. G. P. R. James.  The Castle of Ehrenstein: Its Lords, Spiritual and Temperal: Its Inhabitants, Earthly and Unearthly.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1847.
  2. William John Bellew Archer.  Black William's Grave: A Romance of North Wales.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1849.
  3. J. Sheridan Le Fanu.  Guy Deverell.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1865.
  4. J. Sheridan Le Fanu.  In a Glass Darkly.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1872.