Supernatural Horror in Literature by H.P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft discusses the horror aesthetics in literature from The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole, Anne Radcliffe, Matthew Gregory Lewis, Charles Brockden Brown, Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Edward George Earle Lytton, Friedrich de la Motte Fouque’s Undine, Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, Edgar Allen Poe,The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Guy de Maupassant’s Horla, Ambrose Bierce, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, M. P. Shiel, W. H. Hodgson, Arthur Machen, Algernon Henry Blackwood, and Edward Plunkett Baron of Dunsany.
Thoughts After Reading:
It wasn’t bad, it just goes over Supernatural Horror in Literature. It details authors, different stories, not too dry and an easy read.
For more nonfiction, go to Oscar Wilde’s Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy, and the Most Outrageous Trial of the Century
For more Edgar Allan Poe, go to The Tell-Tale Heart
For more Emily Bronte, go to The Madwoman Upstairs