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  • Critical articles, excerpts, information on the Collected Works and forthcoming volumes, and related links.

  • Newsletter encouraging scholarly research into James, his themes, nd his followers.

  • This site provides information about Lovecraft's life, writings, and other critical and biographical work. Includes additional internet resources.

  • Biography, bibliography, full-text of several short pieces.

  • Online exhibition companion features ""many of Poe's unique manuscripts and letters, scarce copies of his first editions, rare examples of the original newspaper and magazine issues in which much of his work first appeared, and editions of his most famous poem, 'The Raven.'"

  • Directory of websites featuring many full-text stories of horror and hte supernatural.

  • An exhibition which "encourages audiences to examine Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein, and its influence on science fiction, monsters and their place in history, and man playing God."

  • Devoted to the study of Gothic Literature from 1764 to 1834. Provides students and scholars of the Gothic novel access to the growing number of resources available on the web.

  • The IGA (founded in 1991) has developed this site to provide a wide and up-to-date range of helpful information on the study of the Gothic. One of the Association's main goals is to disseminate information and research/teaching prospects on theGothic as widely and usefully as possible. Contains an excellent list of Gothic web links.

  • A browsable site from Southern Illinois University which serves as a "guide to all things concerned with literary Gothicism, which includes ghost stories, 'classic' Gothic novels and gothic fiction (1764-1820), and related pre- and post-Gothic and supernaturalist literature written prior to the mid-c20."

  • Interviews with horror authors, and a number of relevant articles with bibliographies.

  • A website devoted to the 30-year history of this influential pulp magazine, which published the likes of H. P Lovecraft,Ray Bradbury, Robert Howard, Robert Bloch, Manly Wade Wellman, Donald Wandrei, and even TennesseeWilliams.

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