Gothic Literature, Authors, & Legends

The Raven
Bram Stoker's Dracula - Learn about the man who wrote Dracula, and read or listen to the book.

Edgar Allan Poe - Learn about the man who wrote classic short stories and poems such as, "The Raven", "Tell Tale Heart", and "The Gold Bug" and read or listen to these and other timeless tales.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Find out how Frankenstein was inspired and a little about Shelley's life. Read or listen to the book as well.

Washington Irving - Known for his classic stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle", find out more about the man who wrote them and read or listen to his stories.

Dr. Jekyll &  Mr. Hyde - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde resources include: Downloadable versions of the original book, audio book files, chemistry experiments, and videos. Videos include a silent 1931 version and a cartoon version of this story.

The Legend of The Headless Horseman - Resources include links and videos based on the legend of the Headless Horseman. Videos include cartoons and music based on this character.



The Grim Reaper - Information about the Grim Reaper and cultural icons of death.

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