Gothic Revival

The Gothic Revival was an architectural movement which began in the 1740s in England. Its popularity grew rapidly in the early nineteenth century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval forms in contrast to the classical styles prevalent at the time. In England, the epicentre of this revival, it was intertwined with deeply philosophical movements associated with a re-awakening of "High Church" or Anglo-Catholic self-belief (and by the Catholic convert Augustus Welby Pugin) concerned by the growth of religious nonconformism. He went on to p ...more

The Picture of Dorian Gray
Jane Eyre
Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
Wuthering Heights
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Woman in White
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Lady Audley's Secret
The Monk
The Mysteries of Udolpho
The Turn of the Screw
Northanger Abbey
Great Expectations
Jane-Emily by Patricia ClappThe Ghosts by Antonia BarberThe Ghost of Dibble Hollow by May Nickerson WallaceAn Enemy at Green Knowe by Lucy M. BostonThe Ghost of Windy Hill by Clyde Robert Bulla
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35 books — 20 voters
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