The Literature of Terror

The Gothic Tradition

A History of Gothic Fictions from 1765 to the present day

Volume 1



by David Punter

Longman Publishing, New York. 1996 (Second Edition). Trade paperback. 237 pages. (5 X 8). Preface to the First Edition by the author. Preface to the Second Edition by the author. Introductory: dimensions of Gothic by the author. Many of the Gothic authors and books are examined. This volume covers up through the Edwardian period, with discussions on Ann Radcliff, Matthew Lewis, Horace Walpole, and many others. A bibliography of fiction and secondary sources lists many examples of Gothic fiction and their study. An academic work. 


Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines