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This guide helps you locate books and films at MSU in the gothic/horror genre, as well as selected books about the genre and useful Web sites.
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Web Resources

Gothic Fiction at Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free ebooks.  This is their portal to gothic fiction.  Out-of-copyright literature, including classics like Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Dracula, The Phantom of the Opera, and others.

The Sickly Taper
Claims to be "the world's most comprehensive and authoritative online bibliography of Gothic scholarship."  Maintained by the Department of English Language, Literature, and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor.

The Gothic Experience
A great introduction to the gothic from an English professor at Brooklyn College.  Originally a course website.

Sublime Anxiety
The e-version of an exhibition from the UVa Library that draws on the Sadlier Black Collection (a repository of "first Gothics").  Organized by critical themes.

The Literary Gothic
The Literary Gothic is a Web guide to all things concerned with literary Gothicism, which includes ghost stories, "classic" Gothic novels and Gothic fiction (1764-1820), and related pre- and post-Gothic and supernaturalist literature written prior to the mid-C20. Its target audience is all students and fans of the Gothic, regardless of age, academic level, profession, or just about anything else.

Gothic Fiction at GoodReads.com
If you're looking for more, here's a list of gothic literature (both modern and classic) tagged by users of goodreads.com. 

 

Films

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Bram Stoker's Dracula [videorecording] - Hopkins, Trevor.  
Call Number: PN1995.9.D64B736 2007
ISBN: 9781593757076

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Psycho [videorecording] Collector's ed. - Hitchcock, Alfred
Call Number: PN1997.P7932 2000
ISBN: 0783225849

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Turn of the screw [videorecording] - Pope, Martin
Call Number: PN1997.T7762 2004
ISBN: 1593751567

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Rebecca [videorecording] - Hopcraft, Arthur.
Call Number: PN1997.R4228 2003
ISBN: 157807973X




Suggested Subject Headings

Try one of these phrases in the "Subject" search of the Library's catalog.

  • Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
  • Frankensteni (Fictitious character)
  • Ghost stories
  • Ghosts
  • Ghosts in literature
  • Gothic fiction
  • Gothic revival
  • Haunted houses
  • Haunted places
  • Horror films
  • Horror in literature
  • Horror tales
  • Monsters
  • Supernatural
  • Vampires
      
     

    Fiction



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    Ghost stories of Montana - Asfar, Dan
    Call Number: BF1472.U6G46 2007
    ISBN: 9789768200365

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    Montana ghost stories : eerie true tales - Munn, Debra D.
    Call Number: BF1472.U6M86 2007
    ISBN: 9781931832762

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    Native American ghost stories - Zenko, Darren
    Call Number: E98.F6Z463 2006
    ISBN: 1894877756


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    The Oxford book of gothic tales - Baldick, Chris.
    Call Number: PN6120.95.G64O95 1992
    ISBN: 0192141945


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    The Norton book of ghost stories - Leithauser, Brad
    Call Number: PR1309.G5 T44
    ISBN: 0393035646

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    Tales of terror from Blackwood's magazine - Morrison, Robert
    Call Number: PR1309.H6T34 1995
    ISBN: 0192823663

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    Blood thirst : 100 years of vampire fiction - Wolf, Leonard.
    Call Number: PR1309.V36B58 1997
    ISBN: 0195115937


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    The castle of Otranto - Walpole, Horace
    Call Number: PR3757.W2C3 2003
    ISBN: 155111304X




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    Dracula - Stoker, Bram
    Call Number: PR6037.T617D7 1997
    ISBN: 0192824627

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    Three Gothic novels - Brown, Charles Brockden
    Call Number: PS1132 1998
    ISBN: 1883011574


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    Twice-told tales Modern Library pbk. ed. - Hawthorne, Nathaniel
    Call Number: PS1870.A1 2001
    ISBN: 0375757880


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    Stories of the supernatural - James, Henry
    Call Number: PS2112.E35 1970
    ISBN: 0800838300

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    The turn of the screw - James, Henry
    Call Number: PS2116.T8 1995
    ISBN: 0312122608

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    Great tales and poems of Edgar Allan Poe - Poe, Edgar Allan
    Call Number: PS2602 2003
    ISBN: 0743467469

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    Thirty-two stories - Poe, Edgar Allan
    Call Number: PS2612.A3 2000
    ISBN: 0872204987

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    The murders in the Rue Morgue : the Dupin tales - Poe, Edgar Allan
    Call Number: PS2612.P43 2006
    ISBN: 0679643427

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    Full dark, no stars - King, Stephen
    Call Number: PS3561.I483F85 2010
    ISBN: 9781439192566

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    Just after sunset: stories - King, Stephen
    Call Number: PS3561.I483J87 2008
    ISBN: 9781416584087

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    Nightmares & Dreamscapes - King, Stephen
    Call Number: PS3561.I483N5 1993
    ISBN: 0670851086

     

    Books About Gothic and Horror



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    Halloween : from pagan ritual to party night - Rogers, Nicholas.
    Call Number: GT4965.R634 2002
    ISBN: 0195146913






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    Frankenstein : a cultural history 1st ed. - Hitchcock, Susan Tyler.
    Call Number: PR5397.H58 2007
    ISBN: 9780393061444

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    Poe, "The House of Usher," and the American Gothic - Perry, Dennis R.
    Call Number: PS2614.P47 2009
    ISBN: 9780230615267



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    A history of horror - Dixon, Wheeler W.
    Call Number: PN1995.9.H6D59 2010
    ISBN: 9780813547954


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    The Cambridge companion to Gothic fiction - Hogle, Jerrold E.
    Call Number: PR830.T3C36 2002
    ISBN: 0521791243

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    The history of gothic fiction - Ellis, Markman.
    Call Number: PR830.T3E533 2000
    ISBN: 0748611959

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    The Routledge companion to Gothic - Spooner, Catherine, Ph. D.
    Call Number: PR830.T3R68 2007
    ISBN: 9780415398428


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