Gothic Classics: 60+ Books in One Volume
Sprache - Englisch
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DigiCat present to you a collection of the greatest gothic & macabre classics of all time: Content: Frankenstein The Orphan of the Rhine Nightmare Abbey The Tell-Tale Heart The Fall of the House of Usher The Cask of Amontillado The Masque of the Red Death The Castle of Otranto Vathek The Castle of Wolfenbach Caleb Williams The Mysteries of Udolpho The Italian The Monk Wieland Northanger Abbey The Black Cat The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Vampyre The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Melmoth the Wanderer The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner The Hunchback of Notre-Dame The Phantom Ship St, John's Eve Viy The Mysterious Portrait Jane Eyre Wuthering Heights Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street The House of the Seven Gables Rappaccini's Daughter The Birth Mark The Lifted Veil The Woman in White Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde The Mystery of Edwin Drood Carmilla Uncle Silas The Hound of the Baskervilles The Picture of Dorian Gray The Horla The Forsaken Inn The Great God Pan Lilith The Lost Stradivarius The Island of Doctor Moreau The Beetle The Turn of the Screw Dracula The Jewel of Seven Stars (Original 1903 Edition) The Monkey's Paw The Necromancers The Phantom of the Opera Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot The House on the Borderland The Boats of the Glen Carrig Wolverden Tower The Case of Charles Dexter Ward The Call of Cthulhu
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Charles Dickens (1812–1870), a literary colossus of the Victorian era, remains a monumental figure in English literature. Born in Portsmouth, England, into a family plagued by debt, Dickens's early life was marred by his father's confinement in a debtors' prison, an experience that deeply influenced his writing and social views. Though largely self-educated, his natural talent and voracious reading habit propelled him into the literary world with works that combined comedy, pathos, and acute observation of character and society. Dickens's prolific career was marked by his adept storytelling, vivid characterizations, and profound social commentary. His masterpieces include 'Oliver Twist,' 'David Copperfield,' 'Great Expectations,' and 'A Tale of Two Cities.' While 'Gothic Classics: 60+ Books in One Volume' suggests a collection, it does not adequately encapsulate Dickens's intricate and expansive narratives known for their serial publication. His writing style, often peppered with Gothic elements, created an enduring resonance with themes of grappling with the macabre and a critique of societal ills. As a reformist, Dickens used his narratives to challenge the injustices of his time, and his empathy for the downtrodden manifested in richly drawn characters and intricate plots. His works have been adapted into countless plays, films, and television shows, underscoring his lasting influence on both literature and popular culture.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 10814 Seiten
Größe: 10,6 MB
Veröffentlichung: 13. November 2023