Horrid! An Invitation to the Gothic Novel

Presented by Gregory Rihn, Georgie Schnobrich

How 18th century novelists invented the genre of horror-suspense and how sinister secrets, shocking crimes, and supernatural atmosphere continues through Shelley, Hawthorne, and Poe. The presentation will focus on the pioneering Gothic novelists, and especially the “”horrid seven”” made famous by Jane Austen