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Victorian Gothic Romance literature is concerned with the exploration of the sinister and the supernatural, the paranormal. Unlike a horror, a similar genre, Victorian Gothic Romance literature is less direct -- the ghosts and demons do not reveal themselves. This reliance on the power of suggestion to create terror in the reader's heart gives Victorian Gothic Romance stories a more haunted feel than horror stories. A Victorian Gothic romance story combines the mystery of the Gothic with the titillation of a romance, some erotic, giving twice as much entertainment as either genre alone.
I am wondering, how and when the ghost and his friends began to make an appearance and why. I am aware of the seances, and the Gothic romances with an edge of ghostly hysteria, but when did it…Continue
Started by Carole Weave- Lane. Last reply by Christine Corretti, Ph.D. Nov 1.