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  2. Elements of Horror in Antiquity • Greek Mythology • Medusa • Cyclops • The Minotaur • Harpies • Cereberus • Chimera • Hydra

  3. More Horror in Antiquity • Norse Mythology • Jötnar • Trolls, Giants, Demons • Elves, Dwarfs, Fenrir • Jörmungandr, Kraken, Walking Trees • Loki

  4. Horror in the Middle Ages • Folklore • Werewolves • Witches • Vampires • Goblins • The Banshee • Red Caps • The Grimm Brothers

  5. Horror in the Renaissance and Reformation • The Roman Catholic Church • Dante’ The Inferno • The Spanish Inquisition • Witch Trials • The Malleus Maleficarum • Faust

  6. The Enlightenment and the Birth of Classic Horror • Gothic Novels • Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto (1764) • Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794)

  7. Horror in the Romantic Period • Phantasmagoriana • Samuel Taylor Coleridge: “Christabel” “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” • Jonathan Keats: “La Belle Dame sans Merci” • John Polidori: “The Vampyre” • Mary Shelly: Frankenstein

  8. Horror in the United States • Washington Irving: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” • Edgar Allan Poe: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque • H.P. Lovecraft: Weird Tales

  9. Victorian Gothic Horror • M.R. James: Ghost Stories of Antiquary • Algernon Blackwood: “The Willows” • Oliver Onion: “The Beckoning Fair One” • Henry James: The Turn of the Screw • Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde • Bram Stoker: Dracula

  10. More Victorian Horror • H.G. Wells: The Invisible Man, War of the Worlds, The Island of Dr. Moreau. • Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray • Alan Moore: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen*

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