The Tale of Terror: A Study of the Gothic Romance

Edith BIRKHEAD (1889 - 1951)

A seminal essay on the development of horror as a genre, highly influential on later writers. - Summary by Timothy Ferguson

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Literary Criticism

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Timothy Ferguson
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Play 01 Chapter 1 - Introductory Timothy Ferguson
00:27:26
Play 02 Chapter 2 - The Beginnings of Gothic Romance Timothy Ferguson
00:40:13
Play 03 Chapter 3 - "The Novel of Suspense." Mrs Radcliffe Timothy Ferguson
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Play 04 Chapter 4 - The novel of Terror. Lewis and Maturin Timothy Ferguson
00:59:59
Play 05 Chapter 5 - The Oriental Tale of Terror. Beckford Timothy Ferguson
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Play 06 Chapter 6 - Godwin and the Rosicrucian Novel Timothy Ferguson
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Play 07 Chapter 7 - Satires on the Novel of Terror Timothy Ferguson
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Play 08 Chapter 8 - Scott and the Novel of Terror Timothy Ferguson
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Play 09 Chapter 9 - Later Developents in the Tale of Terror Timothy Ferguson
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Play 10 Chapter 10 - Short Tales of Terror Timothy Ferguson
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Play 11 Chapter 11 - American Tales of Terror Timothy Ferguson
00:46:23
Play 12 Chapter 12 - Conclusion Timothy Ferguson
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