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
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

{1859-1930} Recommended Readings - The Captain of the Pole-Star The Bully of Brocas Court The Leather Funnel The Story of the Brown Hand The Speckled Band The Devil’s Foot A Pastoral Horror The Silver Hatchet The Striped Chest John Barrington Cowles Lot No 249 The Horror of the Heights De Profundis The Ring of Thoth Through the Veil Playing with Fire How it Happened