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Gothic fiction (Literary genre)

Here are entered works on the genre of fiction that combines elements of both horror and romance, featuring psychological and physical terror, the supernatural, castles or monasteries, ghosts, darkness, gloom and doom, etc., usually in a medieval setting. Works on the literary movement that spawned this genre are entered under Gothic revival (Literature). Works on literature written in the Gothic language are entered under Gothic literature.

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  • Gothic novels (Literary genre)
  • Romances, Gothic (Literary genre)
  • Gothic romances (Literary genre)
  • Gothic tales (Literary genre)
  • Gothic horror tales (Literary genre)
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