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ENGL 4478 Poe and the Gothic (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Working with Poe as a central figure, this course examines the development of English and American Gothic fiction from The Castle of Otranto to "The Yellow Wallpaper" and beyond. In addition to Poe, we will read work by some of the following writers: Horace Walpole, Matthew Lewis, Jane Austen, C. B. Brown, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charlotte Gilman, H.P. Lovecraft, and Stephen King.


Instructor(s): Paul Lewis

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Fulfills the pre-1900 requirement.


Last Updated: 11-Jan-16