Edwardian Horror : 1900 - 1920

VIOLENT GHOST STORIES, WEIRD FICTION, MYSTICAL FANTASIES, and COSMIC HORROR

BRITISH & IRISH

MASTERS of HORROR

British and Irish of horror, ghost stories, weird fiction, and the gothic.

EDWARDIAN & INTERWAR HORROR (1900 - 1935)

VIOLENT GHOST STORIES, WEIRD FICTION, MYSTICAL FANTASIES, and COSMIC HORROR

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edward Frederic Benson (E. F. Benson) ; Arthur Christopher Benson (A. C. Benson)
Robert Hugh Benson (R. H. Benson) ; Algernon Blackwood ; A. M. Burrage ; Bernard Capes
Walter de la Mare ; L. P. Hartley ; William Hope Hodgson ; William Wymark Jacobs (W. W. Jacobs)
Montague Rhodes James (M. R. James) ; Perceval Landon ; Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)
Violet Paget (Vernon Lee) ; Barry Pain ; Edward Plunkett, Lord Dunsany
Elliott O'Donnell ; Oliver Onions ; Matthew Phipps Shiell (M. P. Shiel); H. R. Wakefield

LATE VICTORIAN HORROR (1865 - 1900)

TRAGIC GHOST STORIES, REVENGE NARRATIVES, BODY HORROR, and WEIRD FICTION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (S. Baring-Gould) ; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  ; Thomas Hardy
Jerome K. Jerome ; Rudyard Kipling ; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ; Arthur Machen
Mary Louisa Molesworth (Mrs Molesworth) ; Edith Nesbit (E. Nesbit, E. Bland)
Robert Louis Stevenson ; Bram Stoker ; H. G. Wells ; Oscar Wilde

EARLY VICTORIAN HORROR (1830 - 1865)

ELEGANT GHOST STORIES, PREMONITIONS, TALES of PATHOS, and FOLK LEGENDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mary Elizabeth Braddon (Miss Braddon) ; Charlotte Brontë ; Emily Brontë
Rhoda Broughton ; Edward Bulwer-Lytton ; Wilkie Collins
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (Mrs Craik) ; Catherine Crowe
Charles Dickens ; Amelia B. Edwards​ ; Elizabeth Gaskell (Mrs Gaskell)
Margaret Oliphant (Mrs Oliphant) ; George W. M. Reynolds
Charlotte Riddell (Mrs J. H. Riddell) ; Frederick Marryat (Captain Marryat)
Ellen Wood (Mrs Henry Wood)

GOTHIC & GEORGIAN HORROR (1795 - 1830)

GROTESQUE GHOST STORIES, the GOTHIC NOVEL, SENSATIONAL HORROR, and EROTIC VIOLENCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
William Blake  George Gordon, Lord Byron ; Sir Anthony Carlisle (Ms Carver)
Samuel Taylor Coleridege ; John Keats ; William Godwin ; Lady Caroline Lamb
Francis Lathom ; Matthew Gregory Lewis ("Monk" Lewis) ; Charles Maturin
Eliza Parsons ; John William Polidori ; Ann Radcliffe (Mrs Radcliffe)
Clara Reeve ; Mary Robinson ; Regina Maria Roche
Sir Walter Scott ; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Percy Byssche Shelley ; Horace Walpole
S. Baring-Gould

{1834 -1924} Recommended Readings - Jean Bouchon; Pomps and Vanities; McAllister; The Leaden Ring; The Mother of Pansies; The Red-Haired Girl; A Professional Secret; H.P.; Gamr; Colonel Halifax's Ghost Story; The Merewigs; The Bold Venture; Mustapha; Little Joe Gander; A Dead Finger; Black Ram; Happy Release; The 9:30 Up-Train; On the Leads; Aunt Joanna;The White Flag